Men arrested outside Port Alfred with firearms in bakkie

Police have arrested three men on R72 outside Port Alfred
Police have arrested three men on R72 outside Port Alfred  Image: supplied
Three men have been arrested on the R72 about 20km outside Port Alfred.

Police are on the scene and confirm that rifles and other firearms are believed to be in the vehicle.

Police spokesperson Captain Mali Govender said the arrest came after a tip-off about a Ford Ranger bakkie transporting firearms towards Port Elizabeth.

“The bakkie was spotted before entering Port Alfred and the suspects have been arrested,” she said.

Govender said police were on the scene waiting for forensic experts so that they could search the bakkie.

 

*Atlas Security and Panther Security assisted the SAPS with the above. Well done to all concerned.

The following report was shared by the Atlas Security Port Alfred Facebook page:

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