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Lusikisiki teenagers arrested with homemade firearm and ammunition

Oct 15, 2018
Lusikisiki teenagers arrested with homemade firearm and ammunition

Whilst conducting visible policing at Ededeni Locality, in Lusikisiki, police officers received information that two boys, who had been involved in an altercation, had a firearm in their possession.

"The members swiftly responded and found one with homemade firearm and other one with ammunition," said police spokesperson, Capt Nozuko Handile.

"Two males, aged 18 and 17 years old, were arrested for charge of possession of unlicensed firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition respectively."

17-year-old released into parents' custody

She said that the 17 year old male was released into the custody of his parents, who were warned to bring him before court on Monday at Lusikisiki where both suspects will appear.

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