Suspects arrested for possession of hijacked vehicles, unlicensed firearms and ammunition.
Yesterday at approximately 15:00, members of the Special Law Enforcement Unit of the Department of Community Safety, stopped a suspicious vehicle in the Orlando area Soweto. On further investigation on the vehicle it was established that the vehicle was hijacked in Bronkhorstspruit and recovered anunlicensed firearm in his possession.
The suspect lead the community safety unit members, together with Soweto K9, Soweto CIG and West Rand Trio task team to his house in Toekomsrus, Randfontein. A second suspect was found and detained.
At the house, the police found another two hijacked vehicles, 100 rounds of ammunition, an unlicensed firearm, different vehicle keys and cellphones. The to suspects, aged 39 and 21 years, were arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms, possession of hijacked vehicles and possession of suspected stolen propertiy.
Randfontein SAPS Station Commander, Brigadier Manamela, expressed his satisfaction with the excellent work done by the members.
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