Suspect arrested in Khayelitsha with an AK47 assault rifle

South African Police Service

Suspect arrested in Khayelitsha with an AK47 assault rifle
Suspect arrested in Khayelitsha with an AK47 assault rifle. Photo: SAPS

The vigilance of members on patrol during the early hours of this morning, 8 April 2018, in Khayelitsha landed a suspect behind bars for being in possession of an unlicensed assault rifle.

The members were doing patrols in Maphongwana Street, B Block, Site C, Khayelitsha when they spotted two suspects running away. After a brief pursuit, the one suspect, a 21 year old man was arrested and found in possession of an AK47 with one round of ammunition.

He is due to make a court appearance in Khayelitsha once he has been charged.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service