HomeNewsCrimeWatch| Disturbing Deadly Pen Gun Video Raises Concerns In Cape Town

Watch| Disturbing Deadly Pen Gun Video Raises Concerns In Cape Town

The video shows an unidentified man standing in an open field, holding a silver pen in his hand. Although his face remains hidden, he introduces the weapon as a pen gun. The man proceeds to disassemble the pen, revealing its inner workings.

A recently circulated video depicting a pen being used as a deadly weapon has sparked widespread concern within communities across Cape Town. The 75-second video, which has gained significant attention on social media platforms, has prompted an outcry from residents.

The video shows an unidentified man standing in an open field, holding a silver pen in his hand. Although his face remains hidden, he introduces the weapon as a pen gun. The man proceeds to disassemble the pen, revealing its inner workings.

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He explains how to load the pen gun with a single .22 calibre bullet, demonstrating the process of inserting the bullet into the bottom part of the pen and securing it by screwing the pen back together.

While it remains unclear whether this weapon has made its way onto the streets, the video has raised alarm among residents and parents. The footage has been widely shared on various crime groups, urging caution and awareness.

Alderman JP Smith, the Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, has already alerted enforcement agencies to be vigilant.

He emphasizes that the possession of this item is illegal under the Firearms Control Act, as it has the ability to discharge ammunition. Smith assures that anyone found in possession of this weapon will face arrest.

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The Western Cape Police have also taken note of the video. Sergeant Wesley Twigg, a spokesperson for the police, urges the public not to create homemade devices that can cause harm or even death. He encourages anyone with information about the incident or the weapon to contact Crime Stop at 08600 10111.

This disturbing video serves as a reminder of the importance of community awareness and cooperation in ensuring the safety and security of Cape Town’s residents.

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Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise is a passionate and dedicated local news writer who brings the latest news and updates from your community straight to your doorstep. With years of experience in journalism, Keitumetse has established herself as a reliable source of information, covering a wide range of topics that matter to you.
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