Two held on gun charges

Two gang members have been arrested in Bonteheuwel for the illegal possession of guns, say police.

According to Bishop Lavis police spokesman Warrant Officer Joseph Swartbooi, officers patrolling the neighbourhood on Sunday March 21, at 9pm, apprehended a man seen running from an area where they had heard gunshots. The 41-year-old man, a known member of the Fancy Boys gang, was carrying Norinco pistol.

A 26-year-old Americans gangster was arrested on Friday March 19 after police found a 7.65mm Browning pistol at a house in Plumbago Street.