The Willowvale police officers have detained two men, aged 30 and 37. They are suspected of possession of illegal firearms, 25 handgun rounds and 40 automatic rifle rounds.
According to police spokesperson Cpt Jackson Manatha, the suspects were arrested after they had been stopped by the officers on patrol.
They failed to produce the licenses for the guns and ammo. The guns were later sent for ballistic testing.
The suspects are expected to appear in the Willowvale Magistrates’ Court.