Duo busted with unlicensed firearms and drugs in Steenberg


On Wednesday, at about 6:35, members of the Western Cape Anti-Gang Unit followed up information of firearms being kept for shooting at a shop in Steenberg.

“Members immediately reacted on the information,” explained police spokesperson, Captain FC Van Wyk.

“Upon their arrival at the address, they searched the shop and found one .38 Special Revolver with 28 rounds, one 9mm pistol, two parcels of dagga and 140 sachets of dagga.”

Steenberg raid resulted in arrest of two suspects

He said the police officers arrested two suspects, aged 18 and 24, on illegal possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition and possession of drugs.

“Both suspects will appear in the Wynberg Magistrates Court on Friday on the mentioned charges.”

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