Pair nabbed af­ter tip-off

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TWO peo­ple have been ar­rested in Parow in Cape Town for pos­ses­sion of drugs and two il­le­gal firearms, po­lice said yes­ter­day. The SAPS’s sta­bil­i­sa­tion unit acted on a tip-off and swooped on a flat on the cor­ner of Jou­bert and Piet Retief streets in Parow be­fore dawn, Lieu­tenant-Colonel An­dré Traut said. The of­fi­cers dis­cov­ered two il­le­gal firearms – a 9mm pis­tol and a .38 Spe­cial re­volver – and 1kg of man­drax pow­der. A 37-year-old wo­man and a 34-year-old man were ar­rested and were due in court to­day, he added. – ANA

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