5 women questioned over arms cache found in Tafelsig home

2017-05-22 09:11
Shotguns found among the arms cache uncovered in a Tafelsig home in Mitchells Plain. (Supplied:SAPS)

Shotguns found among the arms cache uncovered in a Tafelsig home in Mitchells Plain. (Supplied:SAPS)

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Cape Town – Five women are being questioned after an arms cache was uncovered during a search operation in Tafelsig, Mitchells Plain, Western Cape police said on Monday.

Police confiscated two shotguns, an M26 grenade, magazine and a large quantity of shotgun and R5 ammunition at the home in Mitchells Plain, said Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut.

He said the circumstances surrounding the discovery are under police investigation.


Ammunition uncovered in a Tafelsig home in Mitchells Plain. (Supplied: SAPS)


A grenade among the arms cache found in a Tafelsig home in Mitchells Plain. (Supplied: SAPS)

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