Willowvale man arrested for possession of unlicensed firearm and dagga

BY YOLANDA PALEZWENI - NOVEMBER 7, 2016

Willowvale police on Saturday arrested a 36-year-old man for the possession of dagga and an unlicensed firearm with one round of ammunition, at Mendwana Location, Lurhwaziyo Village, in Willowvale at about 17:00.

According to the police, they received a tip off that he was planting dagga plants and was in possession of the unlicensed firearm.

“The suspect was found with with 17 dagga plants in his garden, at his home, and the unlicensed firearm,” said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

He added that the suspect will appear before the Willowvale Magistrate Court on Monday.