Hijacked vehicle, unlicensed firearm recovered after high speed chase, CT

South African Police Service

Hijacked vehicle, unlicensed firearm recovered after high speed chase, CT
Hijacked vehicle, unlicensed firearm recovered after high speed chase, CT

Members of the Maitland Flying Squad arrested two suspects aged 24 and 26 for the possession of a hijacked vehicle, unlicensed firearm and ammunition on Thursday 17 October 2022.

The members were following up on information received about a hijacked vehicle when they spotted it in Mfuleni.

A high speed chase ensued and with the help of a police helicopter, the suspects were apprehended.

The police also recovered a 9mm pistol with ammunition.

The firearm will be sent to ballistics for analysis and the suspects are due to make a court appearance in the Stellenbosch Magistrates court on Monday, 21 November 2022.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service