Integrated operation yields success when suspects are arrested on firearm related charges

Integrated operation yields success when suspects are arrested on firearm related charges
Integrated operation yields success when suspects are arrested on firearm related charges. Image source: Pixabay

WESTERN CAPE – Continued efforts to keep our communities safe and to eradicate the illegal possession of firearms yielded positive results when an integrated operation was conducted between Kleinvlei SAPS, Law Enforcement and Metro police in the Kleinvlei policing precinct on Tuesday, 22 August 2023.

The members searched a premises in Noord Street, Stratford Green, Eerste River and found an assortment of 166 rounds of ammunition in the house. Two females aged 68 and 55 were arrested and detained for the illegal possession of ammunition.

Furthermore the members searched a premises in Jackal Street, Electric City and found two 9mm pistols with ammunition hidden in a cupboard. Two males aged 21 and 36 were arrested for the possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition.

Once charged the suspects will make their respective court appearances in the Blue Downs Magistrate’s Court on the mentioned charges.

Content retrieved from: https://www.saps.gov.za/newsroom/msspeechdetail.php?nid=47971.