2021-01-15 15:00:01 - 1 month ago -
Police confiscate four Firearms and arrest suspects #GunsOffTheStreets
EASTERN CAPE - As the deadline for the Firearm Amnesty draws nearer, police in the Nelson Mandela Bay district continue in their endeavours to eradicate the proliferation of illegal Firearms.
On Thursday, 14/01 at about 20:20 detectives from
SAPS Motherwell followed up on information received of unlicensed Firearms at a house in NU 29 in Motherwell.
The information was operationalised and the house penetrated.
A 35-year-old man was found in the lounge with a black canvas bag on his lap.
Inside the bag two Firearms were found.
Serial numbers of the Firearms were filed off.
The man was arrested for illegal possession of Firearms and ammunition.
He is expected to appear in court soon.
In another unrelated incident, Anti-Gang Unit members arrested a 23-year-old male at a house in Booysens Park Drive during the early hours of this morning, 15/01.
Members searched the house and a pistol was recovered.
The firearm is not reported stolen and ownership is being determined.
Also during the
early hours of this morning, 15/01, PE K9 Unit and NMB District Crime Combating Team members arrested a 49-old-woman on a charge of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.
At about 01:20 this morning, members searched a house in Soweto-on-Sea and confiscated a pistol.
Ownership is being determined.
All the Firearms will be sent to ballistics for analysis.
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