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Man arrested with illegal firearm and bags of dagga

Aug 25, 2018
Man arrested with illegal firearm and bags of dagga

A crime intelligence-driven operation conducted at Mntlaneni Locality by the local K9 unit, Crime Intelligence Gathering (CIG), SAPS Visible Police (VISPOLand Crime Prevention led to the arrest of a 55-year-old man for possession of unlicensed firearm and bags of dagga.

According to police spokesperson, Capt Nozuko Handile, the firearm is a 9mm pistol and the suspect also had 58 live rounds of ammunition.

"He was in possession of dagga 28 bags the value R28 000.00," he described.

"The suspect will appear before court on Monday."

Cluster Commander, Brig Vuyisile Ntandane, commended the members for the arrest.

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