The swift reaction of Manenberg Crime Prevention Unit landed three suspects behind bars for the illegal possession of a firearm. The members were patrolling the Heideveld area last night when they responded to a shooting incident in the area. In Falcon Road they spotted the suspects and discovered a .38 Special revolver and four rounds of ammunition in their possession. The suspects aged 22, 23 and 29 were arrested and are expected to make their court appearance in Athlone to face the charges against them.

In Samora Machel the Provincial Integrated Team arrested a 52-year-old female after she was apprehended in possession of a .38 Special revolver and 55 rounds of ammunition during the early hours of yesterday morning. She is expected to make her court appearance in Athlone once she has been charged.

Meanwhile in Vanrhynsdorp members of the Malmesbury Stock Theft and Endangered Species Unit arrested four suspects who were caught in possession of 1326 endangered Conophytum Acutum succulents. The suspects are expected to make their court appearance in Vanrhynsdorp today.

Source: South African Police Service