Suspects arrested with a Rifle, Pistols and ammunition

Today 20/9 at 07:15 information was received that a vehicle dropped off two males on the R72 near Peddie at Nuur within the Port Alfred Cluster. The vehicle was circulated to all units and stations in the Eastern Cape. SAPS members immediately responded and spotted two males whom they searched.

Both males had gloves in their possession. Within close proximity of the suspects the members found a black bag containing 3 pistols and an R5 rifle. Several rounds of ammunition were also seized. Both male suspects aged 27 and 39 were arrested and detained on charges of possession of unlicensed firearms and unlawful possession of ammunition.

Brigadier Morgan Govender Port Alfred Cluster Commander praised the members for their speedy response to the information.

Source: South African Police Service