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Willowvale man busted with illegal firearms following tip-off

Dec 28, 2017
Willowvale man busted with illegal firearms following tip-off

A 28-year-old Willowvale man is expected in court on Thursday after he was arrested by police in possession of illegal firearms.

"Willowvale police arrested a 28-year-old man for possession of two unlicensed fire arms namely a pistol and a shotgun," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The suspect was arrested on Wednesday at about 15:30 at Lower Gwadu Village, Willowvale. 

"Both firearms had no ammunition."

Captain Manatha said that the suspect was arrested following information received that he was in possession of illegal firearms.

"The suspect is due to appear before the Willowvale Magistrate's Court this morning - on Thursday."