South Africa: Three Suspects Are Appearing for Possession of Unlicensed Firearm

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Three suspects appeared yesterday in the Ntuzuma Magistrate's Court for possession of unlicensed firearms, following their arrest over the weekend.

In the first incident, a 23-year-old suspect was arrested on 4 October 2019, police officers acted on crime intelligence driven information about the man in possession of an unlicensed firearm at Malandela road. Upon searching him, a .38 Revolver with erased serial numbers and six rounds of ammunition was found in his possession and he was arrested.

In another operation on Saturday 5 October 2019 , two suspects 36 and 45, members were conducting a stop and search along Queen Nandi Drive where they recovered a pistol with erased serial numbers, meanwhile another 45-year-old man was nabbed with an unlicensed firearm next to Cross road Taxi rank.

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