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Three firearms recovered and suspect arrested at Lusikisiki

Feb 12, 2019
Three firearms recovered and suspect arrested at Lusikisiki

A 21-year-old man is expected in court after he was arrested at Gqubeni Locality, in Lusikisiki, and three firearms and ammunition seized by police.

"It is alleged that members of Public Order Police (POPS) , K9 Unit and Crime Intelligence were busy with an Intelligence driven operation when they received positive information about illegal firearms kept on a nearby homestead," said police spokesperson, Captain Nozuko Handile.

Lusikisiki man expected in court for illegal firearms and ammo

"On their arrival on the premises, a thorough  search were conducted and three firearms, one rifle with three cartridges, a 9mm pistol with one round and a shotgun."

He said that the suspect was charged for illegal possession of firearms and illegal possession of ammunition.

"The suspect is expected to appear at the Lusikisiki Magistrate's court on Tuesday."

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