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News: Suspect held for unlicensed firearms


Media Statement from Gauteng Media Centre
Corporate Communication and Liaison

South African Police Service

Members of Ekurhuleni North Crime Prevention Unit arrested a 58-year-old man today, 2018-12- 07 at 02:40 at Esangweni Section, Tembisa South.

Members acted on a tip-off regarding the suspect who is allegedly selling drugs in the area.  The Police proceeded to the given address and on arrival they found the suspect and asked permission to search the place. 

The permission was granted and while searching, two firearms with two magazines and five live rounds of ammunition were found in his possession. One of the firearms’ serial number was filed off.

The suspect failed to produce the licenses for both firearms. The man was arrested.


Enquiries: Captain Sekgobela - 082 447 4970


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