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Willowvale woman arrested for possession of firearm and drugs

Oct 9, 2017
Willowvale woman arrested for possession of firearm and drugs

A 26-year-old Willowvale woman is expected in court after she was arrested by police over the weekend for the possession of an unlicensed firearm - a revolver, as well as drugs.

"The suspect was also arrested for possession of dagga and drugs namely mandrax with a street value of R5000.

"The suspect was arrested at Upper Gwadu Village, Willowvale, on Sunday, at about 16:00," described police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"Police had intelligence that the woman was dealing in drugs and had unlicensed firearm."

He said that the firearm had no rounds of ammunition.

The suspect will appear before the Willowvale Magistrate's Court on Monday.