Monday, 09 May 2022

Bloemfontein: On Sunday; 8 May 2022, members of Tactical Response Team and Kagisanong Visible Policing, responded to a complaint of pointing of firearm in Caleb Motshabi Informal Settlement; Bloemfontein.

On arrival at the scene, the complainant identified the suspect who pointed him with the firearm to the police. The 43-year-old male was then arrested.

The team proceeded to the address in the same area in search of the firearm that was used. The house was searched and a black pistol was found hidden in a Green sports bag. The 41-year-old male who is the owner of the bag, was arrested for possession of unlicensed firearm.

Cases of pointing of firearm and possession of unlicensed firearm were opened.

The suspect will appear in the Bloemfontein Magistrate Court on Tuesday; 10 May 2022.