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Bethelsdorp man arrested with unlicensed firearm and ammunition

Feb 21, 2017
Bethelsdorp man arrested with unlicensed firearm and ammunition

A 29-year-old Port Elizabeth man is in police custody after he was arrested early on Tuesday morning, at about 01:40, by local police for possession of an unlicensed firearm.

The arrest was made by officers from the Crime Combating Unit, who were patrolling Bethelsdorp.

The suspect was found with an illegal zip gun and ammunition.

Police also conducted several stop and searches in Gelvandale and Bethelsdorp.

The man is expected to appear in court soon.

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