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Three busted and illegal firearms taken off Mt Frere's streets

Aug 20, 2018
Three busted and illegal firearms taken off Mt Frere's streets

During the early hours of Saturday morning, Vispol Members received an information about three men, who were in possession of unlicensed firearms in Lugangeni A/A, Malongwe Location, Mount Frere.

"They quickly proceeded to the said place immediately without hesitation. On arrival at the said place, they went to the first homestead and they found a 42-year-old man in possession of two pistols with eight live rounds of ammunition," said police spokesperson, Captain Edith Mjoko.

"They proceeded to the second homestead and found a 54-year-old man in possession of pistol with two live rounds of ammunition.

"They continued to the third homestead where they found a 64-year-old man in possession of pistol with no rounds of ammunition."

The Cluster Commander of Mount Ayliff, Brigadier Mtutuzeli Mtukushe, welcomed the confiscation of these unlicensed firearms and also the arrests of these suspects.

He also commended job well done by the members.

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