Two Mitchell’s Plain brothers were arrested this morning for the alleged possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition.
Metro police and SAPS officers executed a search in Eastridge just before 7:30am.
They found a 9mm Norinco pistol, loaded with eight rounds of ammunition, hidden in a clothing basket.
Metro police spokesperson, Ruth Solomons, said: “The brothers, aged 21 and 28, were arrested for the illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.”
The duo has been detained at Mitchell’s Plain police station.
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