Suspects detained for money laundering and possession of illegal firearms

BLOEMFONTEIN – On Wednesday, 7 April 2021, members from Marquard were conducting nightshift patrols on the R707 and R708 roads when they noticed a suspicious vehicle which was stopped and searched.

Four undocumented persons were found with an amount of R230 000 cash which they could not give a satisfactory explanation for possession thereof, two unlicensed firearms and four 9mm live rounds.

The suspects aged between 20 and 35 were arrested and will appear before the Marquard Magistrate’s Court on Friday, 09 April 2021 on charges of money laundering, possession of illegal firearms and for contravention of the Immigration Act.

Source: South African Police Service