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SUSPECT NABBED FOR POSSESSION OF AN UNLICENSED FIREARM AND AMMUNITION

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Police arrested a 28-year old male for possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition at corner King George and Plein Street on the 21st of September 2019 at 12:00.

Police were busy with their routine crime prevention duties of foot patrol when they saw five suspicious males roaming around. When they saw police they ran away in different direction; police apprehended one suspect and recovered a firearm with live ammunition. He failed to produce a license to possess a firearm.  

Firearm will be sent to ballistic testing to ascertain if it was used in the commission of serious and violent crimes.Investigation is under way suspect is appearing today in the Johannesburg Magistrate Court.

Rolina Vorster

Owner at News Everyday & CEO at DeodataDigital.