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Suspects arrested for the possession of a prohibited firearm and drugs


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

WESTERN CAPE - The swift response by members of the Philippi Crime Prevention Unit led to the arrest of a 37-year-old suspect for the possession of a prohibited firearm and ammunition in the Jim se Bos informal settlement last night, 21 October 2021. Police members received information that a firearm is at a shack and responded thereto. The shack was searched and a 9mm luger pistol with ammunition was found.

Furthermore the same members arrested a 28-year-old suspect for the possession of mandrax tablets with an estimated street value of R5000-00 in the early hours of this morning, 22 October 2021.

Once charged the suspects will make court appearances at Athlone Magistrate’s court on Monday 25 October 2021. 


Sgt Luqmaan Adams
071 604 8381


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