Illegal firearms and ammunition lands Willowvale man behind bars

BY CHARL BOSCH - APRIL 26, 2016

Police in Willowvale have arrested a 76-year old man after three unlicensed shotguns and ammunition were found in his possession over the weekend.

In a statement, police spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha said a tip-off led officers to the man’s home in Komkhulu Location near Mhlahlane Village on Sunday evening, where an investigation turned up the aforementioned firearms and an assortment of ammunition.

The suspect is expected to Willowvale Magistrates’ Court later today on a charge of the possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition.