Whistle blowers aid the long arm of the law

WESTERN CAPE - A 25-year-old male was arrested on Tuesday, 21 June 2022, when Manenberg SAPS members received information about an illegal firearm at an address in Katrina court and responded timeously. Members conducted a search at the mentioned address and found the firearm hidden under shoes in the bedroom. The suspect was arrested and detained at Manenberg SAPS.

He will make his court appearance in the Athlone Magistrate’s court, once he has been charged.

In another incident, Atlantis community members reported two male suspects who were tampering with aluminium cables in an open field in the early hours of Wednesday, 22 June 2022. The police responded swiftly and caught the two males red-handed. As they were questioned, they revealed where they hid other stolen aluminium cables. Both suspects were arrested, and will appear in the Atlantis Magistrate’s court on Thursday, 23 June 2022.

Source: South African Police Service