SAPS member found with an unlicensed firearm
29 June 2007
Police arrested one of their own yesterday evening after the 40-year-old had been found with an unlicensed firearm, ammunition and possessions of the station in Kensington.
Captain Elliot Sinyangana says the employee was arrested at 18h00 last night.
“ He was arrested for being in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition, police properties such as a police uniform, blue lamps and stationery.” , says Sinyangana.
He confirms that the suspect is an employee of the South African Police service and was working as a General worker.
He will face charges of being in possession of an unlicensed firearm and also being in possession of stolen property. He will appear in the Cape Town Magistrates court on Monday 2 July 2007.
Police will further investigate the incident.