High speed chase, revolver recovered, one arrested

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High speed chase, revolver recovered, one arrested
High speed chase, revolver recovered, one arrested

Efforts to fight the proliferation of illegal firearms in the Harare area have once again resulted in a firearm being recovered in Harare.

On Saturday 22 July 2017 at about 22:00 members noticed a suspicious white Hyunday Accent with three occupants in Oscar Mpetha Drive, Mandela Park, and Khayelitsha.

As police gave indication for the driver to stop, he instead sped off. Following a pursuit the driver stopped and two of the occupants jumped out and ran away.

The driver was cornered and a searched was conducted in the vehicle. Members recovered a .38 Special revolver loaded with six live rounds.

A 36 year old suspect was arrested for the possession of illegal firearm and ammunition.

Once charged, the suspect will appear in the Khayelitsha Magistrates Court.

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