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LOCKDOWN II FORCES MAKING INROADS IN FIGHT AGAINST CRIME: WESTERN CAPE
2021/08/23      |  Written By:  Brigadier N Potelwa   |   Province:  Western Cape

WESTERN CAPE: Two suspects were arrested on Saturday evening after Lockdown II members deployed in Kraaifontein followed information about a minibus taxi that was hijacked earlier in the day

The suspects aged 31 and 43 were arrested after they were found in a residence where the vehicle was parked in Kraaifontein.  A further search of the premises resulted in the discovery of several rounds of ammunition. The suspects will appear in the in court in court on Monday on charges of Possession of a hijacked vehicle and ammunition.

Meanwhile the same Lockdown II forces deployed in Strand on Saturday morning, seized two firearms and ammunition in a house they had searched. A 38-year-old suspect was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. An investigation into the ownership of the second firearm continues.

The effort of the members involved is commended as they create safety in identified communities.