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Police in Mdantsane arrest two for firearm, ammo and drugs possession

Nov 27, 2018
Police in Mdantsane arrest two for firearm, ammo and drugs possession

Police in Mdantsane, East London, investigated a tip-off from members of the community and searched premises at Newlands.

"They confiscated two unlicenced 9mm pistols, a toy gun and three rounds of ammunition," described police spokesperson, Captain Nkosikho Mzuku.

"A 27-year-old suspect was arrested for possession of the unlicensed firearms and ammunition."

Mdantsane police also arrest man for possession of drugs

Capt Mzuku said that police also went on to search another house in Nu11a and confiscated three full mandrax tablets and four half mandrax tablets.

"A 31-year-old suspect was arrested for possession of drugs."

He said that both suspects are due to appear in the Mdantsane Magistrate's Court soon on charges of possession drugs, unlicensed firearms and ammunition once they are charged.

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