20-year-old Port Elizabeth man busted with illegal firearm

APRIL 25, 2017
20-year-old Port Elizabeth man busted with illegal firearm

A 20-year-old Port Elizabeth man is expected in the Motherwell Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday after he was arrested in Motherwell for the unlawful possession of unlicensed firearm on Monday night.

Port Elizabeth police followed up on a tip-off and found a hunting rifle, with its barrel sawn off, hidden behind his fridge at his house in Motherwell NU10.

According to police spokesperson, Constable Mncedi Mbombo, police were trying to establish from where the rifle was stolen.