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Man arrested carrying illegal firearm in King Williams Town

Aug 3, 2018
Man arrested carrying illegal firearm in King Williams Town

While police were patrolling around the King Williams Town CBD, they were informed by Crime Intelligence about a male, who was carrying a firearm along Cambridge Road.

"Police quickly followed the information and spotted the male suspect," described police spokesperson, Captain Siphokazi Mawisa.

"When they were close to him, he threw the firearm in a certain yard at Cambridge street and ran, but police managed to apprehend the suspect.

"Police also recovered the firearm."

He was arrested for possession of unlicensed firearm. He will appear at King Williams Town Magistrate's Court on Monday.