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Qumbu man in court for illegal firearm possession

Jan 14, 2019
Qumbu man in court for illegal firearm possession

A 37-year-old man is expected in court on Monday after he was arrested by Qumbu police for possession of an unlicensed 9mm Norinco pistol with seven rounds of ammunition at Ngcengane locality Nkonkweni A/A in Qumbu on Sunday.

"The suspect was arrested during the operation that was conducted at this locality when he was searched and was found in possession of the firearm," described police spokesperson, Captain Dineo Koena.

"He will appear before Qumbu Magistrate's Court facing charges of possession of unlicensed firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition."

The Acting Cluster Commander, Colonel Phathisile Majaja, applauded the police officers for the arrest.

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