ANTI-GANG-UNIT NEWS: 2 Suspects Arrested with Unlicensed Firearms by the Anti-Gang Unit


News, Accidents, Robberies & Incidents
1 week ago

Media Statement issued by the Western Cape Media CentreCorporate Communication and LiaisonSouth African Police Service

Western Cape: The Anti-Gang Unit is making headway in disarming criminals in our province. This morning at around 10:45 members attached to AGU pursued a tipoff of a suspect who is armed in Kardow Street Mitchells Plain. Upon police arrival, the 32 year old man made a brief attempt to flee the area, however his luck ran out and he was arrested in possession of an unlicensed 9mm pistol and three rounds of ammunition.

At around the same, members of the AGU conducted a search operation at a residence in Kardow Street Mitchells Plain where a 35 year old suspect was arrested with a prohibited .38 revolver, 51 rounds of ammunition firearm and a small quantity of drugs. 

Both suspects are scheduled to make a court appearance in Mitchells Plain on Thursday 2018-11-08 to face the charges against them.

-End-

Media Enquiries:

Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut

Mobile: 083 300 1752

SAPS Western Cape Media Centre

Tel (w): 021 417 7423

E-mail: wcmediasaps.org.za

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SAPoliceServiceFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/SAPoliceServiceInstagram: https://instagram.com/sapoliceservice_za/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SAPoliceServiceWebsite: www.saps.gov.za