Two arrested for dagga and imitation firearm in Bishop Lavis

Two suspects were arrested in Bishop Lavis on Thursday, for being in possession of drugs and an imitation firearm.

Metro Police’s superintendent, Ruth Solomons said at around 07:30, officers were flagged down by residents who gave them the description of a taxi and a car that was involved in an accident on Jakes Gerwel Drive.

‘’As the officers responded to the location, they spotted the motor vehicle heading in their direction and signaled the driver to pull over. Upon interviewing the driver, the occupants became nervous. The officers searched the vehicle and found 68 Dagga packets and an imitation firearm in the possession of two occupants,’’ she said.

PICTURE - Metro police: Drugs and imitation firearm confiscated in Bishop Lavis

The suspects, both aged 23, were arrested and respectively charged for the possession of Dagga and an imitation firearm.

They were detained at Bishop Lavis SAPS.


Done By: Sibulele Stuurman