Yesterday (2015-02-02) at about 17:50 three suspects between the ages of 32 and 41 were arrested for the possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition and the possession of stolen property by Flying Squad members. Police were doing crime prevention patrols when they spotted a Silver VW Polo with three occupants .The vehicle was pulled over and a search was conducted. Inside the vehicle a 9mm pistol with the serial number removed and 23 rounds of ammunition were found.
The vehicle was checked and it was discovered to be positively reported as stolen on a Kwadwesi case. The vehicle was hijacked from the owner in October 2014.
The suspects are due in court once they have been charged.
Source : South African Police Service