Eastern Cape man arrested for explosives

2012-04-30 13:49

Johannesburg - A man has been arrested in Alexandria, outside Port Alfred, for possession of explosives, Eastern Cape police said on Monday.

"While police were patrolling [on Sunday] they saw a person hiding in the shrubs within the city of Alexandria," said Captain Ernest Sigobe.

"On further investigation they found the suspect in possession of a sport bag with explosives believed to be used in the commission of an offence," he said.

The 33-year-old would appear in the Alexandria Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

  • Shirley - 2012-04-30 14:13

    Heading for the nearest atm?

  • Rob - 2012-04-30 14:25

    From the EC, must be a suicide bomber ! Well done to SAPS for defusing the situation.

      arne.verhoef - 2012-04-30 19:08

      A refugee suicide bomber

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