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Duo expected in Dutywa court for possession of illegal guns and ammo

Jul 22, 2019
Duo expected in Dutywa court for possession of illegal guns and ammo

Dutywa - Dutywa police arrested two men, aged 23 and 25, for possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition over the weekend.

"Both suspects were arrested on Sunday, at about 19:00, at Nyhwarha Village, Dutywa," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The 23-year-old suspect was found with unlicensed firearm -  a pistol with 16 rounds of ammunition.

"The 25-year-old suspect was found with another unlicensed pistol with five rounds of ammunition."

He said that the firearms will be sent for ballistic tests to establish if they were not used in the commission of crime around Dutywa and the surrounding areas.

"The two suspects will appear before the Dutywa Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday."

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