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Man threatens teachers with firearm and demands he be progressed to next Grade

Jan 16, 2018
Man threatens teachers with firearm and demands he be progressed to next Grade

Police in Port St Johns on Tuesday arrested a 21-year-old man at Majola Locality for the possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

According to police information, the man was arrested after he went to a local school and locked the school gate before he apparently demanded to be promoted to the next grade.

"Teachers called the Community and police," said police spokesperso, Captain Nozuko Handile.

"He will appear before the local Magistrate's Court soon."

Meanwhile, she said on Tuesday, the Lusikisiki crime prevention, K9, CIG and OCC units followed up a positive information, which led them to the arrest of a 57-year-old for possession of unlicensed firearms and seven rounds of ammunition at Mzintlavu Locality.

He will appear before the local Magistrate's Court soon.