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19 Guns And Drugs Found In Cape Town Apartment

During the search of the apartment, the police found a staggering 19 firearms of different calibres, including an AK47 assault rifle, a shotgun, and various automatic and semi-automatic firearms.

Over the weekend, a routine stop and search by the flying squad in Goodwood, Cape Town, led to a significant breakthrough in combating illegal activities.

The Western Cape police, represented by spokesperson Colonel Andrè Traut, reported the arrest of a 28-year-old motorist driving a double-cab bakkie. The officers uncovered an unlicensed 9mm firearm, a substantial quantity of drugs, and a large amount of cash in the vehicle.

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The investigation did not end with the initial arrest. Acting on information gathered, the police extended their search to an apartment in the Bergzicht complex in Goodwood.

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According to Colonel Traut, the apartment, leased in the suspect’s name, was never used as a residence but rather served as a storage facility for illegal items.

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19 Guns And Drugs Found In Cape Town Apartment

During the search of the apartment, the police found a staggering 19 firearms of different calibres, including an AK47 assault rifle, a shotgun, and various automatic and semi-automatic firearms.

In addition, an assortment of drugs valued at R3 million was seized. This operation marks a significant step in tackling the issue of gangsterism in the province.

Colonel Traut emphasized that the investigation is ongoing, and the possibility of apprehending more suspects is not ruled out.

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The arrest and subsequent seizure underline the commitment of the Western Cape police to curb illegal activities and ensure the safety and security of the community.

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Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo is a skilled journalist who writes local and world news for SurgeZirc South Africa. With a passion for delivering accurate and reliable information, Parusha has become a trusted voice in the news industry. With years of experience in the field, Parusha has developed a keen eye for identifying important stories and presenting them in a clear and concise manner.
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