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At approximately 20h10 Shift Commander Swanepoel, Area Manager Opperman and Armed Response Officer Muller were standing down at the service station in Panorama, when they noticed 3 males coming from Giel Basson direction, pushing a vehicle. Officer Swanepoel noticed that the vehicle did not have a license disk displayed in the window which raised some suspicion. He had the registration checked and the details came back as a stolen vehicle. SAPS were notified and dispatched. Shortly after they arrived at the scene and before detaining and loading the suspects into the van, they conducted a search. They found a pistol with 9mm ammunition. The suspects were transported to the police station.
Serving the Community, Panorama. District Central informed officers of a motorcycle accident at the C/O Uys Krige and Giel Basson. Officers arrived at the scene at approximately 15h47 and found out that it was a hit and run. An ambulance was already on the scene and the rider was transported to hospital, while the bike was taken away by the tow truck on scene. Witnesses reported that the motorcycle was hit by a silver Toyota.