Anti-Gang Unit Members Arrested a Suspect for Possession of Unlicensed Firearm, Kleinvlei
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Media Statement from Western Cape Media CentreCorporate Communication and LiaisonSouth African Police Service
On Sunday 9 December 2018 at 00:30, SAPS members attached to the Anti-Gang Unit were conducting high density patrols in and around Moltino Court, Clarke Estate, Elsies River. They heard gunshots and on investigation saw an unknown male running away as they approached. Members pursued him and saw him fling something over the wall.
He was apprehended and on returning to the spot where he threw the item, they found a 9mm pistol with no ammunition. The 45-year-old male was arrested for the possession of unlicensed firearm.
In an unrelated incident, members of the Crime Intelligence and Kleinvlei SAPS followed up on information of irregularities at a premises in Sering Street, Park Village, Eerste River.
A suspect who is allegedly a member of a gang was arrested for possession of an illegal firearm. One pistol and one magazine with eight rounds of ammunition were seized.
Anyone with information regarding any criminal activity is requested to contact Crime Stop on 0860010111.
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