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TWO ILLEGAL FIREARMS SEIZED BY THE PROVINCIAL DRUG AND FIREARM UNIT: DURBAN
2021/02/05      |  Written By:  Captain N Gwala   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

DURBAN: 4 February 2021 – The Provincial Drug and Firearm Unit conducted a sting operation at Umhlathuzana area in Mariannhill. The operation was carried out yesterday afternoon and resulted in the arrest of a 51-year-old man. The suspect was arrested after he was found in illegal possession of a firearm with five rounds of ammunition.

The team proceeded to Maphumulo Road in Mpumalanga policing precinct where a 39-year-old suspect was found in illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. Both suspects briefly appeared before the respective Magistrates' Courts today.

The Acting Provincial Commissioner for KwaZulu-Natal, Major General Thulani Gonya praised the team for the arrest of suspects found in illegal possession of firearms.