Sunday, 04 July 2021
Petrus Steyn: Members from Welkom POP Reaction team, deployed in Bethlehem, received information about drugs being sold at a house and about an unlicensed firearm at the same house in Mamafubedu Township; near Petrus Steyn.
On Friday; 02 July 2021, members obtained a search warrant and approached the house. They tactically entered the house after occupants locked themselves in and refused to open the door. Seven people were found in one of the rooms.
Upon searching the room, they found 99 .22 ammunition and a toy gun with two 9mm rounds. They also confiscated 49 sachets of Nyaope, 19 baggies of Crystal Meth and cash.
Six men aged between 25 and 32 and a 24 year-old woman were arrested for possession of unlicensed ammunitions and possession of drugs.
They will appear in court soon.