An alarming amount of unlicensed firearms have been confiscated from the streets of Cape Town. Three men were arrested after they were found in possession of unlicensed firearms in the We Secure the Banks region.
In addition, one of them faces charges of extortion. On Thursday, members of the anti-unit and the Mfuleni police took into custody a 34-year-old man after they found a gun in his grandmother's best bakkie, leaving behind Wendy to fight for freedom.
A police officer named Frederick Wyck said that they acted on a tip from the evidence in the crime scene.
These two arrests occurred in separate communities and it was announced that a third was making a planned appearance in a short time period of time in another.
"Members of the anti-gang unit apprehended a 31-year-old male who was found to be in possession of a homemade weapons and two rounds of R1 military rifle ammunition. Finally, the suspect was also accused of attempting to extort money. During a separate incident, the members also arrested a 26-year-old man who was found to be in possession of an imitation firearm."
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