South Africa News

6 nabbed by Kraaifontein police for possession of illegal firearms

Ahead of the Christmas Day long weekend, police and local law enforcement have cracked down gang activity and illegal guns.

In Pelican Park, metro police officers arrested a 30-year-old suspect for the possession of an illegal firearm on Wednesday evening.

The suspect was apprehended by officers during a joint operation by the Gang and Drug Task Teams in New Horizon, Pelican Park.

Metro police spokesperson Ruth Solomons said: “Members of the Gang and Drug Task Teams were conducting a joint operation with SAPS when they heard a gunshot. Upon investigation, officers found a male in the roadway holding a CZ pistol with three live rounds of ammunition. The 30-year-old suspect was detained at Grassy Park police station.”

Meanwhile, in Kraaifontein police arrested six suspects for the possession of illegal firearms in separate crime prevention interventions.

Police spokesperson Joseph Swartbooi said: “Kraaifontein police arrested several suspects during this week for the possession of illegal firearms and ammunition.

“The suspects between the ages of 27 and 47-years-old were apprehended by police in Wallacedene and Windsor Park are expected to appear in the Blue Downs Magistrate’s Court once charged,” Swartbooi said.

Western Cape Police Commissioner Thembisile Patekile has lauded police for their efforts and commitment to ensure safer communities in the province.

-Cape Argus

In other news – MaMKhize speaks on her 20-year-old son Andile marrying 25-year-old Tamia Louw and not Sithelo Shozi who is 27

Rumours have been circulating that she forced her son to get married. But reality TV star, Shauwn Mkhize, better known as MaMKhize, has a message for her haters.

Tamia and Andile

She told the publication she’s happy her son, Andile Mpisane decided to settle down and also happy about her new makoti, Tamia. This after Andile (20) and Tamia (25) got engaged on Friday, 17 December in a ceremony that shocked Mzansi. Learn More

Back to top button