Police arrested two male suspects aged 19-years-old both for Possession of Unlicensed firearm, Possession of Unlicensed ammunition and Burglary Business at Mendez Farm north of Heidelberg town early hours yesterday.
Police received information of the business burglary and theft of cash and a firearm. Quick response by an off-duty Police and his wife (Police Reservist) placed themselves on duty, with assistance of other officers' lead to the arrested of the two suspects in Ratanda Location.
Police recovered 01 x12 Bore Shotgun Pump Action with 04 ammunition from the suspects. It is alleged that suspects broke into the farm house during the early hours yesterday, where they stole cash, firearm and ammunition.
The Station Commander, Colonel Amanda Viljoen applauded the commitment, courage, determinations and dedication of the off-duty members and Relief A for their sterling good work of bringing the suspects to book. The arrested suspects will appear before Heldelberg Magistrate soon
Source: South African Police Service