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16-year-old arrested for possession of a pistol, shotgun and various ammunition

May 31, 2018
16-year-old arrested for possession of a pistol, shotgun and various ammunition

Police in Port St Johns on Wednesday followed up on positive information at Mthontsasa and arrested a 16-year-old boy for possession of unlicensed firearms - a 9mm pistol and shotgun, and different types of ammunition.

According to police spokesperson, Capt Nozuko Handile, the teen was arrested with 25 short gun shells; ten 3.8 rounds and ten 9mm rounds.

"He was taken to a social worker for probation." 

Meanwhile, Hlababomvu members had an operation at Mantlaneni Location.

"There, a 36-year-old female was arrested for possession of unlicensed firearm with a revolver with five rounds and possession of three bags of dagga  with a weight of 6,2 kg and with a street value of R6200.00."

She appeared at Lusikisiki Court on Thursday where tthe case was postponed to 6 June.

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