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Alleged CT gang boss & 5 others back in court

The six accused are alleged to have been working together to provide licences for illegitimate gun owners.

FILE: Ralph Stanfield (Front Right) will appear in the Cape Town Magistrates Court with five other co-accused on 23 February, 2015. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - The case against six people, including an alleged Cape Town gang boss and police officers arrested in connection with a gun licence racket, resumes in court today.

Alleged 28's gang kingpin Ralph Stanfield, who's out on R100,000 bail, is due to appear in the Cape Town Magistrates Court this morning.

The suspects were arrested in a major sting operations held in Cape Town and Pretoria in June last year.

Stanfield along with the three police officials and two women are appearing on various charges including fraud and corruption.

The three Pretoria-based police officers also face firearm-related charges.

The three were arrested at the Pretoria Central Firearm Registry.

The six accused are alleged to have been working together to provide licences for illegitimate gun owners.

The matter was previously postponed for further investigation.

As the probe continues more arrests can be expected.

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