Two males are set to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Friday, December 3 after they were apprehended for allegedly dealing in steroids.
According to a provincial spokesperson for the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks), Zinzi Hani, the two men were arrested in different residential areas in Cape Town, reports IOL.
At the first location in Rondebosch, the team of the South African Narcotics Enforcement Bureau (SANEB) confiscated steroids that were allegedly manufactured on site and a 36-year-old man was arrested.
At the second location, officials found a fully-fledged storage facility in Claremont where steroids in different stages of packaging, labels and one press machine were discovered. A 38-year-old man was arrested.
According to SABC News, officers also seized steroids and enhancers in Thornton and Salt River.
Meanwhile, two suspects aged 24 and 34 have been arrested for being in the possession of illegal firearms and ammunition in Muizenburg, reports News 365.
A 14-year old was also arrested on the morning of December 1. Provincial police spokesperson Captain Frederick van Wyk said that while officers were patrolling St Boniface Street, they noticed a suspicious individual. When the suspect noticed the police he ran and was caught between the shacks next to St Boniface Street.
When the police searched him, they found a 9mm pistol with the serial number removed and 15 rounds of ammunition and has been detained at the Muizenberg police station.
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