Suspects arrested for illegal fire arms
By Mandisi Tyulu
29 May 2009
In the second incident another firearm was recovered on the same day at approximately, when police spotted two suspicious men walking along the railway line in Y Block, Khayelitsha.
Captain Anneke van der Vyver says as they approached them they saw one throwing something down on the ground. The members managed to apprehend the suspect, aged 18 years.
On further investigation, they found a 6.35 pistol. Police established that the firearm was reported as stolen in 1966 in Secunda, says Van der Vyver.
The members arrested the suspect for possession of unlicensed firearm.