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Four arrested for toy gun, drugs etc at Amalinda Forest informal settlement

Dec 24, 2018
Four arrested for toy gun, drugs etc at Amalinda Forest informal settlement

Four male suspects are expected in court after they were arrested by East London police at Amalinda Forest informal settlement in the early hours of Friday for possession of a toy gun, drugs and other items.

"Cambridge detectives conducted an operation last night till early hours of Friday doing suspect raiding," said police spokesperson, Captain Hazel Mqala.

"They worked in conjuction with K9 and Flying Squad followed up an information on a Robbery with a firearm and Assault GBH case that was reported at Cambridge Police Station."

Drugs and other items seized during raid at Amalinda Forest informal settlement

She said that they went to the shacks allocated at Amalinda Forest where they found a 9mm replica firearm, fifteen mandrax tablets to the estimated value of R1 400, three cell phones, Track top, hoot, a knife and an undisclosedamount of money.

"Four suspects between the ages of 29 and 36 were arrested on charges of possession of fire arm and dealing in drugs that will be added to the robbery with fire arm and assault GBH case that was opened before."

The suspects will appear in the East London Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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