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FIVE GANGSTERS NABBED ON GUN CHARGES TODAY: PHILIPPI-EAST
2021/11/11      |  Written By:  Captain G Meyer   |   Province:  Western Cape

Philippi-East: Efforts to fight the proliferation of illegal firearms in the Philippi-East policing precinct once again resulted in firearms being recovered and the arrests of five gang members in Lower Cross Roads this morning.

The police members on crime prevention duties responded to an armed robbery complaint and arrested the suspects.

After the police members apprehended and searched the suspects, they found a .38 caliber revolver, a 9mm pistol with one magazine and 16 rounds of ammunition. There were no serial numbers on both firearms

The suspects, aged between 20-and-36-years-old from Mitchell’s Plain are members of the IGB Gang.

The suspects are currently in detention and will appear in court once charged.