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Eastern Cape | Bethelsdorp Task Team confiscate firearm

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Bethelsdorp Task Team confiscate firearm


Media Statement from Eastern Cape Media Centre Corporate Communication and LiaisonSouth African Police Service

Port Elizabeth: Today at about 11:00, Bethelsdorp Task Team members were patrolling one of the hotspot areas in Kleinskool in Bethelsdorp when they spotted a suspicious looking male sitting in Ceretonia Street. When

he spotted the police vehicle, he got up and started running. As he ran he threw a firearm in the yard of one of the houses. A 9mm pistol was recovered. The firearm was reported stolen in the Swartskop area in October 2010. Suspect managed to evade arrest. An enquiry docket was opened.


Enquiries: Col Priscilla Naidu: 071 362 8726

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