Members of the sector was patrolling Eastvale in Springs today about 12:00 when they notice a male with a school bag in Swartberg street.
The police approached the person and requested to search the bag. While the police was searching the bag, they found 2A detonators explosive, 1A cortex and 1A gel explosive.
Immediately the police arrested the 26-year-old suspect and condone the scene. The explosive unit was summoned to the scene.
The suspect was detained for further investigation.
Source: South African Police Service