The police in Gauteng have arrested one suspect after four firearms and stones suspected to be diamonds were recovered…
Police spokesperson, Captain Kay Makhubele said the suspect was arrested in Vanderbijlpark following an intelligence-drive operation by the police’s district task team.
Makhubele said four unlicensed firearms and ammunition were recovered in Vanderbijlpark on Monday night.
He added that the police also recovered about 50 stones suspected to be diamonds at the house where the suspect was found.
“The stones are still to be tested. The firearms will be sent to ballistics to be checked if they might have been used to commit other crimes,” Makhubele said.
The arrested suspect will be appearing in the Vanderbijlpark Magistrate’s Court soon, he added.
#sapsGP An intell driven op led to the recovery of 4 unlicensed firearms & ammo in Vanderbijlpark last night, 25/05. Suspect arrested. The arrested suspect will be appearing in the Vanderbijlpark Magistrate Court soon. #GunsOffTheStreets MEhttps://t.co/TMmv041OPg pic.twitter.com/kKI2uFqvEh
— SA Police Service 🇿🇦 (@SAPoliceService) May 26, 2020
(Compiled by Makhosandile Zulu)
Citizen reporter – Citizen
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