Five arrested, vehicle without number plates and illegal firearm seized

AUGUST 8, 2016

Five suspects are expected in court on Monday after they were arrested over the weekend by officers from the Port Elizabeth Flying Squad for illegal firearm possession in KwaZakhele.

According to Port Elizabeth police, the Flying Squad members stopped and searched a BMW with no registration number plates on Saturday night.

"Five suspects were arrested for possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition. A 9mm pistol was siezed and the BMW confiscated for investigation."

The suspects are detained at SAPS Kwazakele.