Suspect arrested in possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition

WESTERN CAPE- Police in the Western Cape send a stern warning that they will continue to clamp down on those who are involved in criminal activities.

On Friday 06 August 2021, members of Operation Lockdown II responded to valuable information received and immediately operationalized their strategy. The team proceeded to an identified shop on the corners of Station and Kleinbegin street in Belmont Park, Kraaifontein. An intensive search followed upon which a 9mm Star Pistol with ammunition was found hidden in a box inside the shop. The 25-year-old man was arrested and detained.

Once charged he is expected to appear 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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