3 in court for SA Navy arms depot theft

2016-08-01 16:33

Cape Town – Three men charged in connection with a burglary at the SA Navy arms depot in Simon’s Town will apply for bail next week.

They appeared briefly in the Simon’s Town Magistrate’s on Monday, said Western Cape Hawks spokesperson Captain Lloyd Ramovha.

Two of the men, who were arrested in Steenberg on Thursday, faced charges of housebreaking, theft, and the unlawful possession of explosives, prohibited firearms, and ammunition.

A man arrested at the navy barracks on Friday faced a charge of being in possession of a prohibited firearm.

Ramovha could not immediately provide their names. They would return to court on Monday.

News24 previously reported that the SA National Defence Force had said that the men allegedly trespassed and got into the depot last weekend. Several guns, grenades and ammunition were stolen. 

 

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