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ELDERLY MAN NABBED WITH FIREARMS: DURBAN
2021/09/16      |  Written By:  Colonel T Mbele   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

DURBAN: 15 September 2021 – In the early hours of today, police officers from Public Order Police in Pietermaritzburg conducted an operation at Njengabantu area in Dalton.

The police officers were following up on intelligence regarding an elderly man that was in illegal possession of firearms. Upon arrival at the identified premise, the team found a 71-year-old man in unlawful possession of firearms. The suspect was found in possession of a rifle with 211 rounds of ammunition as well as a pistol with six rounds of ammunition.

The recovered firearms will be subjected to ballistic testing. The suspect is appearing before the New Hanover Magistrates’ Court today.