Tuesday, 17 August 2021

Marquard: Members from Marquard SAPS were on patrol on the R708 national road that runs through the town of Marquard, when they stopped a suspicious blue Golf sedan with Lesotho registration numbers.

The vehicle and its occupants were searched, and a 9mm firearm with live ammunition and an undisclosed amount of cash which could not be accounted for, were found in the vehicle.

Three male occupants aged 24; 26 and 34, were arrested and will appear before the Marquard Periodical Magistrate’s Court on Thursday; 19 August 2021 on a charge of possession of illegal firearm and ammunition and being illegal as well as contravention of the Immigration Act.