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Butterworth men found with over 70 rounds of illegal ammunition and dagga

Mar 22, 2018
Butterworth men found with over 70 rounds of illegal ammunition and dagga

Two Butterworth men, both aged 24 years old, are expected in court on Thursday after they were arrested by police for illegal ammunition and drug possession.

"Both suspects were arrested on Tuesday, at about 15:30 at Butterworth bus rank," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The first suspect was found with possession of 20 unlicensed rounds of ammunition and dagga to the value of R1 500."

He said that the second suspect was found in possession of 55 unlicensed rounds of ammunition.

"Police acted on intelligence driven information that the two were in possession of unlicensed ammunition."

Both suspects will appear before the Butterworth Magistrate's Court on Thursday.