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Wow: Rifle and ammunition found from suspicious car by police

The South African logo The South African 2022/01/28 Siseko Gwegwe
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Here’s a big win for our police! A rifle and ammunition were discovered from a suspicious vehicle that was stopped and searched in Gauteng on Thursday.

PRETORIA WEST POLICE FIND RIFLE AND AMMUNITION

According to the report from the South African Police Service (SAPS) in Pretoria, the suspicious vehicle was occupied by three individuals. The suspects’ worst moment came when the officers decided to ask their car to stop. Just imagine the horror that surged through their bodies.

“K9Unit during patrols in Pretoria West this am [mornning] noticed a suspicious vehicle with 3 occupants,” SAPS said via Twitter.

In addition to the rifle and ammunition found, there was also a firearm that looks to be a 9mm pistol.

“The vehicle was stopped & searched. Rifle, firearm, and ammo [ammunition] found inside the vehicle. Trio arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms,” SAPS added.

QUICK THINKING: COPS ARREST SUSPECTS WITH POLICE UNIFORM

Elsewhere in Gauteng, police arrested suspects who were in possession of metro police uniforms and house-breaking tools in Edenvale, Gauteng.

According to the report from the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) Captain Amanda Van Wyk, the apprehended duo was spotted driving a suspicious vehicle.

The cops were conducting Crime Prevention patrol in Edenvale, Gauteng when they decided to search the shady vehicle.

“Metro police uniform was found in the suspects’ vehicle, as well as house-breaking implements,” SAPS’ Van Wyk said.

“On Sunday afternoon, 16 January 2022 members of SAPS Edenvale arrested two suspects found in possession of metro police uniform and housebreaking implements.

“The duo’s arrest emanated after members of SAPS Edenvale were out on a routine Crime Prevention patrol. The SAPS members detected a suspicious-looking vehicle and conducted a search.

“The search led the police to recover metro police uniform pieces and housebreaking implements. The duo is expected to appear in court soon,” Van Wyk added. Read the full story here.

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