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24-year-old man arrested in Sterkspruit with firearm stolen in Humansdorp

Jan 15, 2019
24-year-old man arrested in Sterkspruit with firearm stolen in Humansdorp

Aliwal North police joined forces at Tienbank A/A, in the Sterkspruit area, on Sunday and swiftly acted on information that led to arrest of a suspect for illegal firearm possession.

"The suspect, aged 24, was found with unlawful firearm 9mm, short hand gun with one round of ammunition (7.65) and also empty magazine," said police spokesperson, W/O Moitheri Bojabotseha.

"When the firearm was circulated it was found to have been reported stolen at Humansdorp."

Man in Sterkspruit court for firearm stolen in Humansdorp

She said that the suspect will appear soon at Sterkspruit District Court soon facing charge of possession of unlawful firearm.

The Deputy Cluster Commander, Col Mpho Rabele, commended the members, who executed arrest and recovered the firearm.

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