Durban - Two men were arrested with a rifle and shotgun that belonged to security guards that were robbed and killed on Dumisani Highway in KwaMashu in July.
In the early hours of the Thursday morning police officers from the National Intervention Unit conducted an intelligence driven operation at KwaMashu Hostel searching for the men involved in the murder and robbery of the security guards.
Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane, a Kwa-Zulu-Natal police spokesperson said police stormed a home on Kholwa Road where they found a 32-year-old man that was allegedly linked to the crime. The man was immediately arrested.
"A search was conducted which resulted in the discovery of a rifle with 30 rounds of ammunition and a shotgun with six rounds of ammunition. In a neighbouring home, a second man aged 29 was arrested. He was found with a pistol in his possession,"Zwane said.
The firearm had its serial number filed off.