On Sunday, 10 September 2023, police members of the Western Cape Provincial Flying Squad followed up on information about a vehicle that was stolen which led them to an address in Nyanga. The member ensued with a search, recovered the vehicle and subsequently arrested three suspects aged between 28 and 36.
During the search of the vehicle, the members found a Dash Prod automatic rifle with 28 rounds and a 9 mm pistol with 16 rounds under the seats of the stolen vehicle. The serial numbers of both firearms were removed.
The suspects were detained at Nyanga SAPS on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle and the possession of prohibited firearms and ammunition. The suspects are due to appear in Athlone Magistrates’ court on Wednesday 13 September 2023 on the mentioned charges.
In an unrelated matter, police members attached to Operation Restore arrested a 36 year old male for dealing in dagga on 09 September 2023 at about 19:00. The members were patrolling in the Harare area when they received information about drugs being stored at a premises situated in Soloku Street, Makhaza. The information was operationalised and the members searched the premises.
They found and confiscated 107 sachets containing dagga, one dagga cigarette, a plastic bag containing loose dagga and an undisclosed amount of cash believed to be the proceeds of crime. The suspect will appear in the Khayelitsha Magistrates’ Court today (Monday, 11 September 2023) on the afore-mentioned charges.
Content retrieved from: https://www.saps.gov.za/newsroom/msspeechdetail.php?nid=48335.