Family of 3 arrested at home

2015-06-09 06:00
The weapons the Manenberg police seized.

The weapons the Manenberg police seized.

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A 54-year-old mother, 45-year-old father along with their son were arrested by the Manenberg police on Thursday last week for the illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.

The arrests took place at Erica Court after the police’s emergency response unit and the Manenberg police responded to a tip-off received.

Upon arrival at the address, police seized a 9mm pistol with 15 rounds of 9mm ammunition.

The 30-year-old son also led the police to seize a .22 rifle along with 50 rounds of 9mm ammunition at another address in Erica Court.

The mother, father and son will be charged and will appear in court soon.


Anyone with information regarding any illegal firearms and ammunition can contact the Manenberg police station on 021 699 9400 or CrimeStop on 086 001 0111

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