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Butterworth man arrested with illegal firearms and stolen vehicle

Oct 4, 2018
Butterworth man arrested with illegal firearms and stolen vehicle

A 20-year-old man is expected in court after he was arrested by Butterworth police for possession of unlicensed firearms - two BXP rifles with forty six rounds of ammunition.

"He was also arrested for possession of a suspected stolen motor vehicle," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The suspect was arrested on Wednesday, at about 12:00, at Lengeni Locality, Ndabakazi Village, Butterworth.

"The suspect will appear before the Butterworth Magistrate’s Court on Thursday."

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