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THREE FIREARMS SEIZED BY THE STABILISATION TEAM: DURBAN
2022/05/24      |  Written By:  Lieutenant Colonel N Gwala   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

DURBAN: 23 May 2022 – On 20 May 2022 at 02:45, police officers from the Stabilisation Team conducted an operation at Peace Valley location which is in the Plessislaer policing precinct.

The team proceeded to a homestead where an elderly man was found. A search was conducted and the 72-year-old man was found in unlawful possession of a firearm with two rounds of ammunition. He was placed under arrest for unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition. The team proceeded to Imbali Unit 14, where a 39-year-old suspect was found in possession of a firearm. he was also placed under arrest.

Another 31-year-old man was arrested at Umlazi after he was found in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The team was conducting patrol duties in Umlazi when they received information about a suspect who was in possession of a firearm. The firearm was found hidden underneath a couch with seven rounds of ammunition. The suspects have appeared at the respective Magistrates’ Courts on 20 May 2022.