Police officers in Gansbaai raided a residence in search of a firearm. The firearm was not located, but a 30-year-old occupant of the residence in Leeubekkie street, Blompark was arrested for the possession of mandrax.
The operation led police members to the second address in Kapokblom street at around 00:10. The firearm the police were looking for was located at this address. A pistol without a serial number and 9 rounds were located.
A 27-year-old was arrested for the possession of a prohibited firearm. The suspect is due to make a court appearance in Hermanus together with the one arrested for mandrax.