Trio Crime Unit nabs three suspects for unlicensed firearm


SAPS Phoenix Crime Trio Unit made another successful arrest when they found three suspects in procession of an unlicensed firearm, recently.

The members of the unit were keeping surveillance of a vehicle that they suspected of being hijacked earlier in the Pinetown area.

It was parked off in the Mt Edgecombe Plaza area at the time. After a long wait, the suspects came back to claim the vehicle which is when the officers in waiting managed to apprehend them.

Two of the suspects, aged 53 and 29, were both detained for possession of unlicensed firearms and the third suspect, 39, was arrested for procession of stolen property.

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