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Ngqamakhwe man busted in possession of an illegal shotgun

Jan 12, 2018
Ngqamakhwe man busted in possession of an illegal shotgun

Ngqamakhwe police on Friday arrested a 41-year-old man for the possession of an unlicensed firearm - a shotgun.

"The suspect was arrested at about 02:00am, at Ziqamnganeni Locality, in Hlobo Village, Ngqamakhwe," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha

"Police acted on intelligence information that the suspect was in possession of unlicensed firearm.

"The weapon had no ammunition."

He said that the suspect will appear before the Ngqamakhwe Magistrate's Court on Monday.