Armed suspects busted in Kruisrivier

2017-03-09 12:02

Members from Uitenhage SAPS were busy patrolling the Kruisrivier business area last Sunday when they spotted four males driving suspiciously around in the area at about 08:30.

Police members together with the K9 Unit requested for the red Toyota Tazz to pull off the road.

Upon searching the vehicle the police discovered two unlicensed 9mm firearms and ammunition as well as a replica of an AK47.

The four males (ages between 31 and 55) were immediately arrested for the illegal possession of firearms and ammunition. Police also confiscated the Toyota Tazz and it was handed in as an exhibit.

The four suspects appeared in the Uitenhage Magistrate’s Court last Tuesday on charges of illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.

Uitenhage Station Commander, Brigadier Laurence Soekoe commended the team for the excellent work that they have done.

“This is proof that the South African Police Service in Uitenhage will continue with their efforts to clean up our streets and getting rid of illegal and unlicensed firearms,” said Brigadier Soekoe.

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