Media Statement from Western Cape Media Centre
South African Police Service
Western Cape: This morning, 7 March 2018 just before 05:00, a tracing operation was held in the Lingelethu-West area, which led to the arrest of two brothers, aged 18 and 32 years. The arrest follows after a case of pointing of a firearm at a 30 year old victim was registered on Saturday 3 March 2018 in the area. During the operation police confiscated two firearms and ammunition.
Both men were arrested and will appear in the Khayelitsha Magistrates’ Court on Friday 9 March 2018, on cases of pointing of a firearm, possession of an illegal firearm and possession of ammunition.
The SAPS Management in the province commended the members for removing illegal firearms from the streets of Khayelitsha.
Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana
Mobile: 071 604 8321
SAPS Western Cape Media Centre
Tel: 021 417 7423
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