Tavern owner among four nabbed for double murder in Bityi

MTHATHA – Crime intelligence driven operation led to the arrest of two suspects aged 32 and 43 years with the recovery of two unlicensed firearms at Ngcingane locality outside Mthatha in the early hours of Sunday, 14 April 2024.

The District Task Team followed the information shared and went to the first homestead where a 32-year-old suspect was tactically approached and on searching a 9mm pistol with ammunition was recovered. He was arrested and charged for unlawful possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

They proceeded to the second homestead where a 43 year old suspect was arrested for being in possession of an unlicensed  BXP – submachine gun with more than thirty (30) ammunition.

Both suspects from Ngcingane locality were arrested and are appearing at Mthatha Magistrate Court soon.

The OR Tambo District Commissioner Major General Phumzile Cetyana applauded their hardworking, dedication in ensuring that illegal firearms are off the hands of criminals

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