Efforts to rid our streets from the illegal possession of firearms from the hands of criminals who commit serious and violent crimes yielded success when police members searched a premises in Khayelitsha on Monday, 30 October 2023.
A joint operation between Public Order Police and Crime Intelligence led to the arrest of a 37-year-old man when the members searched a premises in the Ndolovini informal settlement after information was gathered about firearms at the premises. During the search the members found a two firearms inside the dwelling.
In an unrelated matter members of Gugulethu police arrested an adult male when he was found with a firearm in his possession on Monday afternoon. The members were busy with stop and search operations in the Gugulethu policing area when they searched the suspect.
The suspects will appear in the Khayelitsha and Athlone Magistrates’ courts tomorrow on the mentioned charges.