11 Male suspects have been arrested after they were found in possession of explosives at 08th street, 600 section on the 11th of September at 10: 40.
The members from Khuma SAPS crime prevention unit were busy with Operation Stimulus in the township when they spotted a military coloured Toyota Double cab near the graveyard. They stopped and searched it together with the 11 occupants, one of them aged 22 was found in possession of 2x connector capped fuse, inside the vehicle they found 41 connectors capped fuses and one plastic bag containing 19 blasting cartridges estimated to be worth R50 000.
The other 10 were also arrested and charged with possession of explosives as well, they are still in custody and are expected to appear before Stilfontein magistrate court on the 13th Sept 2019.
The investigation continues.
Photo: Provided / Const Bethuel Mophuting searching and counting the recovered explosives.
Photo: Provided / Military Coloured Toyota Double Cab