Two held on gun charges

One of the guns confiscated by police in Lavender Hill last week.

Police have arrested two men in Lavender Hill on gun charges.

According to Steenberg police spokesman Sergeant Wesley Twigg, officers apprehended a 21-year-old suspect carrying a gun and ammunition in St Bernard Crescent, at 11.45pm, on Tuesday April 13.

Another 21-year-old man was arrested the following night, after officers, acting on a tip-off, found an unlicensed 9mm pistol under a bed at a Depsiton Crescent address.