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Alexandria man arrested for possession of stolen firearms and ammunition

By Afikile Lugunya - Jul 28, 2017
Alexandria man arrested for possession of stolen firearms and ammunition

Alexandria cops on Friday acted on a tip-off and arrested a 24-year-old male for illegal possession of stolen firearms and ammo.

According to police spokesperson, Captain Mali Govender, “Port Alfred K9 Unit members assisted Alexandria detectives, who had received information on firearms that were possibly stolen.

“During a search of the premises, a 303 rifle and a bag containing ammunition for 303 rifle, 9mm and .45 as well as a balaclava with gloves was found. An Acer laptop was also recovered."

She said that 24-year-old male was immediately arrested for illegal possession of firearm and ammunition as well as possession of suspected stolen property.

The alleged suspect is said to appear in the Alexandria Magistrate's Court soon.

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