Two men nabbed with M16 rifle and grenades in South Ruimveldt

Two men nabbed with M16 rifle and grenades in South Ruimveldt

Two men have been taken into custody following the discovery of an M-16 assault rifle and two magazines and 60 rounds of ammunition along with 2 grenades in the South Ruimveldt area. The names of the men have not been released as the probe continues.

According to a police report, just after 11 o’ clock on Wednesday morning, ranks of a Police motor cycle Anti-Crime patrol observed the two men walking along Aubrey Barker Road, in South Ruimveldt and as the Police patrol approached, one of the men pelted a bag he had in his possession into the nearby bush.  1616241_10202569863225332_1593282777_n

The Police officers stopped the two men and when the bag was retrieved, the M-16 assault rifle with the ammunition were discovered along with two grenades.

The police motor cycle patrol called for back up and a number of other policemen arrived on the scene.

Reports out of the South Ruimveldt area state that the men may have been walking to a nearby taxi service when they were stopped by the police and the discovery made.

According to the Police, the two men are in custody assisting with investigations.

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