Two male suspects 27-year-old and 32-year old have been arrested in East London for being in possession of illegal firearm.
This is after East London Crime Prevention members were patrolling the CBD area on Tuesday, 07 November when they spotted two suspicious males standing opposite the liqour store at St John’s Road in East London.
The members stopped and after searching them, a .38 special revolver with six live ammunition and nine live ammunition was found in a bag that they were carrying.
Meanwhile two live rounds of ammunition was is alleged to have been found on the second suspect’s possession.
A case of possession of unlicensed fire arm, possession of live ammunition has been opened against them. They will appear before East London magistrate court soon.
ISSUED BY THE OFFICE OF THE ACTING PROVINCIAL COMMISSIONER: EASTERN CAPE