Police arrested three suspects for unlicensed
By Mandisi Tyulu
29 May 2009
The members from Khayelitsha Site B Police Station, managed to execute successful arrests and recover 3 unlicensed firearms at different addresses within 24 hours.
Captain Anneke van der Vyver says police received information about illegal activities at a house in Idada Street, Site C. On Wednesday at approximately 09:15 police searched the house and confiscated a Norinco pistol with magazine and one round, hidden under the bed.
Three suspects, of which two being females aged 25 and 29 and a male suspect aged 35 were arrested for the possession of an unlicensed firearm, says Captain Van der Vyver.
“It was later established that the firearm has indeed been reported stolen in Khayelitsha during July 2001.’’