Gauteng Police arrested three (3) suspects after they were found in possession of firearms and a BMW with cloned number plates in Midrand on Tuesday, 23 June 2020.

They are expected to appear at Midrand Magistrates Court in due course.

Police received information about a gang that was going to commit a robbery around Glen Austin and President Park.

The police kept close observation in the area and noticed the suspects changing the number plates in a BMW that matched the description given.

The suspects were confronted and upon searching them, police found two unlicensed firearms loaded with ammunition. It was established that the newly fitted number plates are false.

The three suspects were arrested and charged with possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition. More charges might be added, pending the investigation.

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