Police confiscated the firearms as well as Mandrax tablets, and the suspect along with his five accomplices were taken into police custody.
According to reports, the victim was stabbed during an altercation between the victim and the two suspects.
After a thorough investigation were conducted, the suspect was arrested two days after being positively identified by the victim.
The confiscated alcohol would be sent to forensics to determine whether or not it had been tampered with or had been manufactured illegally.
“The victim was believed to have been struck on the head and body with a heavy object, causing him to succumb to his injuries.”
The theft occurred in the Scott Street vicinity on July 28.
Members of the public with any information pertaining to the case is urged to call the Newcastle police station on 034 314 6158 – 9.
Provincial police spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane confirmed police are searching for the tenant of the shack in which Ngobese’s body was found.
The guard was bleeding as a result of a stab wound to the hand, from when the suspects attacked and robbed him of his cellphone, while on his way to work.
A search was conducted of the house and the cocaine stash was found.
He demanded she hand over her cellphone and then proceeded to flee the scene.