Illegal firearm and R450k worth of abalone recovered, Strand

South African Police Service

Illegal firearm and R450k worth of abalone recovered, Strand
Illegal firearm and R450k worth of abalone recovered, Strand

The quick response of members attached to Strand police resulted in the arrest of a suspect with a prohibited firearm during the early hours of yesterday morning, 8 October 2018. The members were patrolling 9th Street in Strand when a suspicious male person drew their attention.

The man made an attempt to flee, but he was apprehended and found to be in possession of a 9mm pistol without a serial number, and five rounds of ammunition. He is due to make a court appearance in Strand today.

In an unrelated matter, a security officer in Gordons Bay arrested a suspect for being in possession of abalone valued at around R450 000-00.

Once charged, this suspect is due to make a court appearance in Strand too.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service