On Thursday 2018-10-18 at approximately 14:30 Westonaria police were conducting routine patrols around Westonaria.
Police were conducting routine patrols around Westonaria, at Vanderbijl Street in the open veld they spotted two suspicious males. Upon searching them, one 9mm Vektor pistol, one magazine, three 9mm live rounds and a okapi knife were found in their possession.
The firearm’s serial number was filed off. The pair was then arrested for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition, and possession of a dangerous weapon.
The suspects aged 24 and 30 are expected to appear before the Westonaria Magistrate’s Court soon.
Source: South African Police Service