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Five Suspects to appear in court for Possession of Unlicensed firearms and ammunition and Cable Theft
2019/08/25

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Western Cape

WESTERN CAPE – Vigilant  police members attached to Woodstock police, committed to bring the perpetrators to book, this morning, while they were conducting crime prevention duties, spotted two suspicious men walking in the area. Police observed the suspects disposing of something near one of the houses. Officers pursued the suspects and apprehended them. The members took the suspects back to where they disposed of an object and discovered an unlicensed firearm with ammunition, two suspects aged 24 and 25 were arrested.

In an unrelated incident, Public Order Police (POP) members acted on information received and proceed to an identified house in TR section, Khayelitsha to conduct a search. Police found ammunition and an unlicensed firearm. A 46-year-old man was arrested.

Meanwhile police attached to Harare SAPS arrested two suspects aged 24 and 25 for possession of cables. The members were conducting crime prevention when they saw the suspects with cables.

All arrested suspects will appear in the respective courts on Monday (2019-08-26).

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