2018-07-10 06:00

V Athlone: A 31-year-old suspect was arrested and detained at Athlone Police Station on Sunday 30 June, after police found an unlicensed firearm and ammunition on her during a random stop-and-search patrol in Bokmakierie. The suspect appeared in court last week and was released on bail.

V Athlone: Police were alerted to a murder in Olympic Crescent in Silvertown last Tuesday. It is believed that an argument about drugs broke out at 13:30 on the day, leading to the death of one resident. Upon police arrival, a witness said the deceased had tried to stop the argument when he was fatally stabbed. The suspect was arrested and appeared in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. He is still in police custody.


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