Man arrested for a homemade firearm and ammunition

A 30 year old suspect was apprehended on Saturday evening by the Members of Operation Restore deployed in the Delft policing precinct to combat gang violence and robberies . The man was arrested while officials were busy with stop and search operations when they found the suspect in possession of an homemade firearm and ammunition

The Provincial Commissioner of the Western Cape, Lieutenant General Thembisile Patekile said that the suspect is due to make a court appearance in the Bellville Magistrates court once he has been charged.

Meanwhile Western Cape detectives arrested 508 wanted suspects during the past week on charges of murder, attempted murder, assault, sexual offences, and burglary.

 Patekile has welcomed the arrests and thanked those involved in the deployed unit.

by Everngelista Muza


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