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Four men and woman expected in court for possession of a firearm and ammunition

MARCH 24, 2017
Four men and woman expected in court for possession of a firearm and ammunition

Four men and woman are expected in court on Monday after they were arrested by Centane police on Thursday for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

"The suspects were arrested on Thursday, at about 17:00, in front of a supermarket in Main street, in Centane," described police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The male suspects are aged 19,21,27,29 while the female suspect is  aged  22.

"Police were alerted that there was a suspicious car in front of the supermarket."

He said that the police acted swiftly and they found a sedan parked in front of the supermarket.

"The car of the suspects was searched and the firearm, namely a revolver with three rounds of ammunition, was found inside the car of the suspects," said Captain Manatha.

"The suspects have been charged with possession of unlicensed fire arm and ammunition. They are due to appear before the Centane Magistrate Court on Monday 27 March 2017."