Operational ready operations under the banner of Lockdown II in the Western Cape led to the recovery of drugs and stolen vehicles.
An intelligence driven operation in Harare on Tuesday, 15 June 2021, led the convoy to a house in Ahmed Kathrada Street, Mandela Section. Upon entering the dwelling, a thorough search was conducted. Mandrax tablets with an estimated street value of R29 000 were confiscated. A 32-year-old female was arrested and made a court appearance in the Khayelitsha Magistrate court today on a charge of illegal possession of drugs.
In an unrelated case on Tuesday, information was followed up relating to a stolen motor vehicle at an address in Lower Cross Roads, Philippi East. When members approached and entered the identified address, they found a stolen Toyota Avanza. Two suspects aged 16 and 17 were arrested and detained. Both made a court appearance in the Athlone Magistrate court today on a charge of possession of a stolen motor vehicle.
In an another incident members attached to the National Intervention Unit followed up on information and approached a home in Shire Street in Extension 6 , Mfuleni. Upon entering the premises, they started searching the dwelling. Their efforts were rewarded when they confiscated three 9mm firearms and ammunition. Four suspects were arrested and made their court appearance in the Blue Down Magistrate’s court on today on charges of possession of unlicensed and prohibited firearms and ammunition.