EASTEERN CAPE – Enforcing of Disaster Management Act Regulations continues to yield positive results in the province.
Members of the Tactical Response Team (TRT) deployed at Ngcobo followed up Intelligence information that led to a resounding success on 09 June 2020.
During the execution of the search warrant at Ebumnandini Hardware which also operate as a supermaket, the following successes were achieved.
One male suspect, aged 29 was arrested after he was found selling tobacco. He was also found in possession of a firearm, a magazine and several rounds of ammunition.
The suspect will appear at Ngcobo Magistrates Court on 10 June 2020 for charges ranging from Contravention of Disaster Management Act Regulations and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition. Possibility of additional charges cannot be ruled out with regards to the businesses and his status in the country.