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FOUR MEN NABBED FOR UNLICENSED FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION - UGU DISTRICT SUCCESS
2021/09/17      |  Written By:  Captain P MPINGE   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

Detectives from UGU District Operational Command Center received information this afternoon about four armed men in a Toyota Corolla travelling from the North towards the South Coast.

Members from Umzinto SAPS and Umzinto and Port Shepstone K9 Units were activated. The vehicle was spotted passing Scottburgh area at high speed. The chase ensued until it was pulled over neat the Umtentweni Toll Plaza. A search was conducted which resulted in the recovery of two handguns and thirty two live ammunition. All four suspects aged between 25 and 43-years-old were placed under arrest for being in possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

The initial investigation revealed that one of the suspects is wanted in a murder case which was committed in the Eastern Cape in June2021. The vehicle eas taken to the police pound for further investigation they are expected to appear in the Port Shepstone Magistrates' Court soon.