This morning at approximately 01:00 Belhar SAPS members were on patrol, after receiving reports of shootings in Extension 13. After failing to receive information from the affected people they then parked their vehicle and performed foot patrols in the vicinity. In Groote Schuur Street, Belhar they surprised and cornered a 20-year-old male and found in his possession, a .45 Tanfoglio Pistol with its serial number filed off and one magazine with eleven rounds of ammunition.
The 20-year-old suspect was arrested and is due to appear in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court tomorrow, Wednesday 2015-04-29, on charges of the illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Source : South African Police Service