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Routine patrol lands three Centane men behind bars

BY CHARL BOSCH - APRIL 22, 2016
Routine patrol lands three Centane men behind bars

Police in Centane have confirmed the arrests of three suspects aged 27, 31 and 40 for the possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

In a statement, police spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha said officers were conducting routine patrols in Main Road Centane on Thursday, when they spotted a suspicious vehicle with the men inside. An investigation of the car turned up a pistol and ammunition, with the latter’s serial number also having been filed off.

The suspects are expected to appear in the Centane Magistrates’ Court on Monday on a charge of the possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.