Mamelodi East police arrested a 29 year-old man for possession of unlicensed firearm yesterday in Extension 4 near Bajabulile Primary School. The suspect is believed to be terrorising community members.
“Mamelodi East police were busy with their routine of crime prevention duties and patrols, they received a complaint from a community member that a man is carrying firearm, the police responded quickly and and the suspect was searched and the firearm was recovered”, said Constable Mashiloane.
Mr Mashiloane said the firearm will be sent to ballistic testing to ascertain if it was used for crimes or any violence before.
Mamelodi East Station Commander, Brigadier Terrence Naidoo applauded the members for the good job they have done to prevent criminals from terrorising community members.
At the moment the investigations is underway and the suspect will be profiles for possible linkage to previous crimes.
The suspect will soon appear in Mamelodi Magistrate Court for possession of unlicensed.
By: Fortunate Machaba