Anti-Gang Unit and flying squad recover firearms and drugs in separate incidents

The Crime Prevention Unit of Delft SAPS arrested suspects in possession of unlicensed firearms, ammunition and drugs on Saturday (2022-06-04).

The members executed an intelligence driven operation in Thubelitsha. Upon arrival they searched the entire area and confiscated a pistol with ammunition and sachets filled with Methamphetamine. A 30-year-old man was arrested and detained on a charge of possession of an unlicensed firearm, ammunition and drugs.

In an unrelated incident a premises was searched in Blikkiesdorp in Delft. Police confiscated a rifle and a consignment of drugs and cash. A 25-year-old man was arrested and detained on a charge of possession of an unlicensed firearm, ammunition and dealing in drugs.

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

Source: South African Police Service