Athlone police members arrested two notorious gang members in the early hours of Saturday (2021-12-25) at around 01:00

Whilst busy with patrols, they followed up on information received relating to a shooting incident that occurred earlier. The officers traced the location of the suspects. Upon their arrival at the address, the suspects dropped an object through the window in full view of the police members. The discarded firearm was retrieved and two suspects aged 21 and 25 were arrested and detained on a charge of possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

Once charged the suspects are expected to make a court appearance in the Athlone Magistrate court on the mentioned charges.

Source: South African Police Service

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