One man was arrested and a firearm and quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the North Central Division, during an Operation Blue Line exercise conducted on Monday.
The exercise was conducted between 6 am and 9 am, on Monday 31st July, 2023, during which officers arrested a 36-year-old of Arouca, for possession of one Glock 23 pistol loaded with a magazine containing 13 rounds of ammunition and a quantity of marijuana.
Investigations are ongoing into the finds.
Four persons were also arrested after warrants were executed at their homes for various offences.
The exercise was spearheaded by ACP Subero, Snr. Supt. Ramphall and Supt. Nowbutt and included officers of the North Central Task Force, Court and Process Branch, Transit Police and Licensing Division.