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SUSPECTS TO FACE COURT ON GUN CHARGES: PHILIPPI-EAST
2021/09/02      |  Written By:  Captain G Meyer   |   Province:  Western Cape

Philippi-East: Two men from Akasia Park will face the Athlone Magistrate’s court tomorrow (03 September 2021) on a number of charges including the attempted murder and possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition.

It is alleged that the suspects, aged 30-and-35-years-old shot at police members on crime prevention duties in the precinct.

After the police members apprehended and searched the two suspects, they found two 9mm pistols with two magazines and 21 rounds of ammunition and a 7.65 pistol with one magazine and 14 rounds of ammunition.