‘Embarrassing’ theft of arms from SANDF military base
The Lyttleton military base had at least 19 R4 automatic rifles stolen, according to the DA, which says these types of rifles are then used in crimes
The SA National Defence Force’s (SANDF) Lyttleton military base was robbed of arms on Monday night in what is seen as an embarrassing lapse of security.
DA defence spokesperson Kobus Marais said on Tuesday that he had heard about the theft of at least 19 R4 automatic rifles from several reliable sources and that this had been confirmed by senior generals. SANDF spokesperson Siphiwe Dlamini was not available to discuss the robbery at the time of writing...