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Suspect arrested for unlicensed firearm

Jul 6, 2018
Suspect arrested for unlicensed firearm

Msobomvu police have arrested a 45-year-old man for possession of an unlicensed firearm, namely a revolver with no ammunition.

"He was arrested on Thursday, at Msobomvu Township at about 23:00," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The suspect was arrested following a police intelligence that he was in possession of an unlicensed firearm."

He will appear at the Butterworth Magistrate’s Court on Friday, facing charges of possession of unlicensed firearm.