Police have seized an assortment of ammunition and an illegal firearm during an operation at Tafelsig in Mitchells Plain. Spokesperson, Frederck van Wyk, says they acted on a tip-off and arrested a 28-year-old man in Zelda Street after he’d buried a range of ammunition in a black bag in a[…]
The latest National Crime Statistics once again showed that firearms were the preferred weapon in the commission of most violent crimes. Reducing the circulation of firearms may potentially reduce the scourge of violent crimes quite significantly. The restrictions of Levels 5 and 4 had prevented people from turning in illegal[…]
Two foreign nationals were arrested after they were found in possession of a large quantity of illegal abalone in Bellville in Cape Town, the South African Police Service (SAPS) in the Western Cape said on Saturday. On Thursday, vigilant members of the SAPS Bellville crime prevention unit (CPU) acted on[…]
Members of the Anti-Gang Unit in Cape Town have arrested two suspects and seized three firearms in Kensington on Thursday. Police spokesperson, Novella Potelwa, says police followed up on information about a shooting incident when they spotted two men fleeing the scene. She says police discovered two pistols and a[…]
Western Cape police not only have to deal with several firearms that have gone missing from two stations and gangsters armed with guns meant to be with cops. They also have to contend with a shortage of ammunition at a shooting practice range. Various issues relating to firearms and police[…]
No arrests have yet been made in connection with a bust that resulted in the seizure of military gear, Nazi flags, guns and ammunition in Bothasig on Friday. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said on Monday that there were no new developments to report. “The case is still under[…]
A large amount of ammunition, firearms, silencers, and Nazi flags and memorabilia have been found in a raid on a Cape Town flat, police said on Saturday. Two firearms with silencers, a telescope, and ammunition for various calibres of weapons were found in in a flat behind a house in[…]
Israel mobilised 16,000 additional reservists on Thursday to bolster its forces waging military operations in the Gaza Strip that left more than 100 Palestinians dead in a day. The call-up came after Washington announced it had agreed to restock Israel’s dwindling supplies of ammunition despite its sharp condemnation of an[…]
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