Suspect nabbed with two unlicensed firearms

Captain Xoli Mbele of the Johannesburg Central SAPS.

ON October 5, Johannesburg Central Police arrested a 32-year old male who was found in  f possession of two unlicensed firearms and ammunition. He was arrested at corner  Wolmarans and Wanderers Streets.

Johannesburg Central, spokesperson, Captain Xoli Mbele said, “Police were busy with their crime prevention duties when they saw a suspicious male; they stopped and searched him. They recovered two unlicensed firearms with no serial numbers and live rounds. The suspect failed to produce a license to possess a firearm”.

Captain Mbele added, “The firearms will be sent for ballistic testing to ascertain if they were used in the commission of crime. An investigation is under way and the suspect will appear soon in  the Johannesburg Magistrates Court.

 

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CANNEDY NETSHITUNGULU

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