Suspect nabbed in possession of a prohibited firearm and ammunition

CAPE TOWN - Manenberg Crime Prevention Unit members were busy with patrols in Heideveld on Friday, 25 February 2022, at around 21:00, when they received information of gang members transporting firearms to Noreen Court. The members spotted a suspicious vehicle which was stopped with the intention to search the occupants. A 28-year-old man was arrested and detained when he was found in possession of a 9mm pistol with ammunition.

Once charged he will make a court appearance in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on a charge of possession of a prohibited firearm and ammunition.

Source: South African Police Service