Duo nabbed with illegal firearm

A Vector 9mm pistol has been confiscated in Hanover Park. Picture: City of Cape Town
Two suspects were arrested for the possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition in Hanover Park yesterday.

Metro police officers reacted to a ShotSpotter alert and when they arrived at the location, bystanders gave a description of the suspect. Officers soon spotted him running into a house and gave chase.

He was apprehended inside the house. The officers searched the house and found a Vector 9mm pistol hidden underneath the stove.

Two suspects aged 25 and 28 were detained at the Philippi police station for further investigation.