Suspect arrested in Khayelitsha with an AK47 assault rifle

The vigilance of members on patrol during the early hours of this morning in Khayelitsha landed a suspect behind bars for being in possession of an unlicensed assault rifle. The members were doing patrols in Maphongwana Street, B Block, Site C, Khayelitsha when they spotted two suspects running away. After a brief pursuit, the one suspect, a 21-year-old man was arrested and found in possession of an AK47 with one round of ammunition. He is due to make a court appearance in Khayelitsha once he has been charged.

Source: South African Police Service