Two Arrested For Possession Of Illegal Firearms And Ammunition

The View Today would like to congratulate SAPS on their arrest of 2 suspects for possession of unlicensed pistols and revolver and ammunition.Below is a statement from the Edenvale SAPS station Commander on the incident that took place on Tuesday afternoon.

On behalf of Col Sookraj Edenvale station commander:

Two suspects have been arrested for possession of unlicensed pistols and revolver and ammunition.

Early on Tuesday afternoon four suspects followed a lady home and attempted to rob her at her town house complex in Sector 1 . The lady’s husband was home and an alarm was activated, the suspects fled the scene in a silver Mercedes . An unmarked EMPD metro vehicle noticed a Mercedes-Benz driving badly not aware of the robbery and bravely gave Chase. The Mercedes then proceeded to cause an accident on the cnr of Van Riebeeck Ave and Horwood Str, where two of the four suspects were arrested by the Metro officer . Two suspects managed to get away and the police are looking for them.

Edenvale SAPS Officers found the three hand guns linked to the scene and a hand radio.

The suspects aged 32 and 39 will appear in court shortly facing charges of possession of firearms and ammunition.

Col Sookraj would like to thank the officers for their bravery and the recovery of the three firearms and ammunition. The suspects will be investigated to determine links to other crimes.

CPF members and private security companies secured the scene.
The lady victim was taken to hospital for medical treatment and is in a stable condition free of serious injuries .

Together we can make a difference.

Report all crime on 10111 and local sector tel number.”


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