16 Apr 2018, Somerset West, Western Cape: Swift response by the police attached to Western Cape Flying Squad led to the arrest of five suspects.
Police were following up on a vehicle that was chased for being involved in a business robbery that occurred in Somerset West.
The members spotted the vehicle on the R44 direction to Stellenbosch. Police pulled over the vehicle and upon searching the suspects, undisclosed amount of money was found in their possession. A revolver with ammunition and gas gun were also confiscated.
Five men were arrested and once they are charged they will appear in Somerset West Magistrates’ Court facing charges of possession of prohibited firearm, illegal possession of and possession of resumed stolen property.