South Africa News

Police arrest suspects linked to gangs on Cape Flats

Western Cape police have confiscated drugs, a firearm, and ammunition and arrested several suspects linked to organized gangs on the Cape Flats.

Police spokesperson Brig Novela Potelwa said officers embarked on targeted operations in Atlantis and Malmesbury on Friday evening.

Potelwa said seven suspects between the ages of 18 and 49 were arrested in Malmesbury and Mandrax tablets and crystal meth to the value of R4,100 were seized.

Police also found R10,785 cash believed to be proceeds of crime.

The seven suspects are allegedly linked to organized gangs on the Cape Flats, Potelwa said. They were charged with dealing in drugs.

Later on Friday evening, officers found a firearm and ammunition buried in the ground in Robinvale, Atlantis.

The firearm was reportedly stolen in Durbanville in 2019.

A total of 300 Mandrax tablets, dagga, and a mobile card device were seized during the operation.

A 53-year-old man was arrested.

He has been charged for illegal possession of a firearm, illegal possession of ammunition, and dealing in drugs.

All arrested suspects will appear in court on Monday.


In other news – The River actress Sindi Dlathu aka Lindiwe’s alleged monthly salary revealed

The actress was born on the 4th of January 1974 in Meadowlands, Soweto Johannesburg. The actress has also made in the top 10 list of one of the most paid actors and actresses in Mzansi.

Sindi Dlathu

Lindiwe The River Salary… This Is How Much She Earns Per Month – Sindi Dlathu has made her mark in the entertainment industry as one of the best actresses and is a household name, as well a face who is easily recognized on TV. Learn More

Back to top button