Alpha Alarms

11 Jul 2018 09:20 -


2 months ago

Two suspects arrested, firearms, ammo, seized in Durban south police operations Ethekwini Outer ...

Two suspects arrested, Firearms, ammo, seized in Durban south police operations

Ethekwini Outer South Intelligence driven operation conducted by EOS COCC Task team and Umlazi K9 unit at Shabalala rank, in Kwamakhutha last night yielded excellent arrests and firearm recoveries. Two (2) suspects possibly involved in Trio Crimes and taxi violence, with illegal Firearms were arrested, aged 19 and 45 years old. The suspects were found in possession of unlicensed Firearms and ammunition. Exhibits recovered during the operation were a R5 Rifle with 31 live rounds, 1 x Vektor 9mm pistol and 14 rounds, 1 x CZ 9mm pistol with 15 live rounds. A vehicle was also found with a grinder, electric extension cords and gloves which possibly can be linked to ATM robberies.

Brigadier Vukani Mgobhozi, Acting EOS Cluster Commander said, "We have been working long and hard to make these strategic arrests in our Cluster. Well done to EOS Crime Intelligence and EOS COCC police members for their commitment and professionalism. We will continue to make breakthrough arrests to ensure serious crime is eradicated in the EOS Cluster."