Two men arrested for guns

2018-03-20 06:01

Police arrested two men in separate incidents for the illegal possession of firearms and ammunition last week.

Manenberg police spokesperson, Captain Ian Bennett, says: “During stop-and-search operations in Tambo Village, one man was arrested in Amanda Street as he was walking down the street.

“The second suspect was arrested in Manenberg Avenue in possession of a 7.65 pistol with one live round.

“Manenberg police will not allow criminals to take our community hostage by firing random shots as if Manenberg is a firing range.”

V Anyone with information regarding any illegal gang activity can call Manenberg Police Station on 021 699 9400 or Crime Stop on 0860 010 111.


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