WESTERN CAPE – The commitment of police officers to clamp down on the possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition on the streets of the Cape Flats yielded success when yet another suspect was arrested and detained in Kraaifontein.

Members of the Provincial Task Team were busy with patrols in the early hours on Monday 02 May 2022 at around 02:00 in Kraaifontein. Upon entering Gorman Street in Scottsville, they saw an unknown man flee, and the police members gave chase. The 23-year-old man was arrested and detained when he was found in possession of a 9mm pistol with ammunition.

Once charged the suspect is expected to make a court appearance in the Blue Downs Magistrate court on a charge of possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

Source: South African Police Service

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