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Duo expected in Mthatha court for illegal firearm and dagga possession

Dec 12, 2017
Duo expected in Mthatha court for illegal firearm and dagga possession

Police safer festive season operations in the Mthatha Cluster continue to yield good results. On Sunday, two suspects, aged 31 and 29 years old, were arrested after they were found in possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition as well as dagga weighing 2.5 kgs.

According to police information, that dagga has a street value of around R2 500.

"The suspects were arrested in an operation conducted at Slovo Park and Mandela Park in Mthatha on 10 December 2017 during the day," said police spokesperson, Lt Col Mzukisi Fatyela.

"They will appear before Mthatha Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday for possession of illegal firearm and ammunition and dealing in dagga."