Police Seize Firearms, Drugs In Roadblock On N1 And N3

 Gauteng police have recovered several firearms, drugs, duplicated firearm licenses and made two arrests during a roadblock operation on the N1 and N3 on Friday evening.
The following activities were carried out and successes achieved: 841 vehicles were searched, 2697 people were searched, 34 undocumented foreigners were arrested, 1 arrested for possession of dagga, 2 vehicles were impounded, 28 people were screened for drunken driving, 29 summons were issued for exceeding speed limit and 1 person was arrested for possession of firearms (three pump guns with four rounds and one R4 rifle with ten rounds) without a license.
Captain Kay Makhubela said on Saturday police recovered four unlicensed firearms and one toy gun from a taxi.They had also confiscated a 10kg bag of copper, homemade knife, and 400g of CAT (methcathinone).

Makhubela said two people had been arrested in possession of dagga.

By:  Iavan Pijoos/News24

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