SEIZE: Shopkeeper arrested in Khayelitsha

Spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana says: “In our efforts to bring the perpetrators of crime to justice and create a safe and secure environment for all people in our province, police attached to the Western Cape Public Order Police conducted stop-and-search operations in Nkanini, Harare in Khayelitsha.

“They arrested a 26-year-old man in his shop after he was found in possession of an unlicensed .38 special revolver and five live rounds.”

The man will appear in the Khayelitsha Magistrates’ Court today on a charge of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.