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Teen arrested with illegal firearm and ammunition in Butterworth

Dec 28, 2016
Teen arrested with illegal firearm and ammunition in Butterworth

A teenager from Butterworth is expected to appear in court soon after he was arrested by police for possession of an illegal firearm.

"On 26 December, at about 10:00, a 16-year-old male was arrested by Butterworth police in Mthintsilana Village," Eastern Cape police said.

"He was found in possession of an unlicensed firearm and four rounds of ammunition.

"He was released into his parents custody pending a court appearance."