Four expected in court for possession of illegal firearms and business robbery

MARCH 6, 2017
Four expected in court for possession of illegal firearms and business robbery

Four suspects are expected in court on Monday after they were arrested over the weekend for possession of illegal firearms and business robbery.

"On Saturday, members of PE Flying Squad and Kwazakhele task team followed up information on a wanted suspect driving in a Hyundai Accent hatchback," police described.

"Members stopped the vehicle and arrested the suspect.

"The vehicle was thoroughly searched and members managed to recovered two pistols hidden in the roof lining of the car. Z88 9mm pistol with one magazine containing 5 live rounds and a Taurus 9mm pistol with one magazine containing 13 live rounds siezed."

As a result four suspects were arrested for business robbery and possesion of unlicensed firearms.

The suspects are detained at Motherwell SAPS.