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THREE MEN ARRESTED WITH FIREARMS AND DRUGS BY K9 UNIT: DURBAN
2021/09/13      |  Written By:  Colonel T Mbele   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

DURBAN: 13 September 2021 – It is alleged that last night at 19:30, the victim spotted a suspect who allegedly stole his vehicle the previous week in a vehicles at Harding Main Road in Boboyi.

The victim and his friends approached the suspects and an altercation ensued. One of the suspects pulled his firearm and fired shots at the victim. He sustained injuries on the lower body and was taken to hospital for medical attention. A case of attempted murder was opened at Port Shepstone SAPS for investigation.

The Port Shepstone K9 Unit followed up on the incident as the description of two vehicles were given to them. As they arrived at Paddock, they spotted a vehicle suspected to be involved entering a service station with three occupants. The said vehicle was searched and the suspects were found in possession of two firearms, 32 rounds of ammunition and 100 capsules of heroin.

Three suspects aged between 22 and 31 were placed under arrest for illegal possession of firearms and ammunition as well as possession of drugs. The suspects are appearing before the Port Shepstone Magistrates’ Court today.