Three suspects arrested with unlicensed firearm.

FREE STATE – On Thursday, 17 June 2021 at about 16:00, members of Welkom Tactical Response Team received an intelligence led information about three men driving around and acting in a suspicious manner.

The members came across the same vehicle fitting the description in Jason’s way Riebackstad.

The said vehicle was tactically approached and ordered to stop alongside the road next to the Garage. The vehicle was thoroughly searched and a firearm with one magazine loaded with eight live rounds was found inside the vehicle. The occupants failed to provide members with valid Firearm license and all three men were arrested for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition

All these three suspects who are between 22 and 34 years of age, will make their first appearance in the Welkom Magistrate court soon.

Source: South Africa Police Service