Gun, bullets recovered

2019-12-17 06:00

Mitchell’s Plain police officers were busy with crime prevention patrols in Klipspringer Street, Beacon Valley, on Sunday 15 December when, at 06:30, they spotted a suspicious man who started running when he saw the police.

Officers gave chase and saw the suspect hide an object in a tree.

On inspection, police found a firearm, without a serial number, wrapped in blue tape with a magazine and two 9mm live rounds.

Police arrested a 33-year-old man. The suspect faces charges of altering/tampering with the serial number of a firearm and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.

NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.