WCape pair held over firearms

By Drum Digital
28 June 2012

Two men were arrested after they were found in possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition in Steenberg, Cape Town, Western Cape police said on Thursday.

Captain Frederick van Wyk said police were patrolling in Steenberg on Wednesday night when they noticed two men behaving suspiciously and decided to search them.

"One was found to be in possession of an illegal firearm, a 9mm pistol, and eight rounds were found in the magazine.

"The second man was found with a blue pouch with another eight 9mm rounds in his possession. The men, aged 21 and 24, will be charged with the possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition."

They would appear in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court soon.

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