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SUSPECT ARRESTED AFTER BEING FOUND IN POSSESSION OF ILLEGAL FIREARM AND AMMUNITION: WESTERN CAPE
2021/10/11      |  Written By:  Ms Z Hani   |   Province:  Western Cape

WESTERN CAPE – Today, 08 October 2021, a 63-year-old suspect was arrested  for possession of illegal firearm and ammunition. The suspect will appear at the Strand Magistrates' Court on Monday, 11 October 2021.

The suspect was arrested at the Gordons Bay area, Cape Town at about 06:30 today. The arrest came after the Hawks’ in Cape Town received and operationalised information about  someone who is allegedly  in possession of illegal firearms.

Thus, the  suspect’s house was searched with the assistance of  Special Task Force (WC) and Cape Town K9 Unit. During the search, the Hawks’ National Priority Violent Crimes team(NPVC)  found 2 x riffles as well as 23 rounds of ammunition hidden on the roof. As a result, the suspect was immediately arrested and detained.