The weapons recovered from two suspects in Khayelitsha by police. Picture: SAPS
The weapons recovered from two suspects in Khayelitsha by police. Picture: SAPS
Picture: SAPS
Picture: SAPS
Picture: SAPS
Picture: SAPS

Cape Town - Police arrested two suspects have been arrested in Khayelitsha, in Cape Town, after they were found with heavy calibre guns, bullets, and explosive devices.

Western Cape police spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut, on Thursday said: "The operation resulted in the arrest of two suspects aged 22 and 36 for the illegal possession of prohibited firearms, ammunition and explosives devices, as well as stolen property".

Police recovered an R5 assault rifle, R4 assault rifle, and a 9 mm pistol. They also found bullets for different types of guns.

"Two explosive wires and gunpowder were also seized as well as two bulletproof vests. The suspects are due to make a court appearance in Khayelitsha once they have been charged," said Traut. 

African News Agency/ANA