Three busted with illegal firearms

OCTOBER 21, 2016

Three men are expected in court soon after they were arrested by police on Thursday morning near Mangwaneni Location, in Ngqeleni, just outside Mthatha, for the possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition.

"Police followed up on information that the suspects were on their way to rob one of the shops in Ngqeleni and members conducted a roadblock where they found the suspects in possession of three unlicensed firearms with 42 rounds of ammunition and pepper spray," said .

"The firearms will be sent for ballistics to establish whether they can be linked with other crimes and business robberies that occured around Ngqeleni."