South African Police Service | Western Cape | NARI
5 Feb 2018, Cape Town: Efforts to ensure that criminals are brought to book in the Blue Downs Cluster were executed in the form of operations during this weekend, which resulted in a total of 184 suspects being arrested.
115 of these suspects were arrested for the possession of a variety of drugs and the rest for various crimes including murders and attempted murders. We regard the operation as successful and will continue to turn up the heat for criminals.
Included in the above figure, a 16 year old male was arrested during the early hours of this morning in Uitsig, Ravensmead for being in possession of an unlicensed Walter P38 9mm pistol and ammunition.
On Friday at around 19:20 a 21 year old male was arrested, also in Ravensmead, in possession of another unlicensed Walter P38 9mm pistol. The suspect has been released on bail after he was arrested two weeks ago, also for the possession of an unlicensed firearm.
The Western Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General KE Jula expressed his gratitude towards all the members from the various disciplines who participated in bringing the suspects to book.