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Zwide man arrested with illegal firearm after police get tip-off

By Afikile Lugunya - Apr 6, 2018
Zwide man arrested with illegal firearm after police get tip-off

Port Elizabeth police early on Friday morning arrested a 50-year-old man for being in possession of an unlicensed firearm.

According to a police spokesperson, Captain Andre Beetge, the Motherwell Operational Command Centre and Crime Intelligence arrested the man in Zwide.

“This followed after information was received and the suspect was found with a 9mm pistol and 11 rounds of ammunition at his home in Khwatsha Street, Zwide, at 02:00 this morning,” he added.

“He will appear before the New Brighton Magistrate’s Court on Monday 9 April.”