Stash of illegal firearms and ammunition lands suspect in hot water
MBOMBELA - A 43-year-old man has been arrested at a farm on the outskirts of the city today on charges of possession of a plethora of unlicensed firearms and ammunition, as well as the storage of illegal weapons.
The suspect’s arrest came after police had received information about an assortment of firearms - totalling 121 - and ammunition being stored at a house on the Uitkyk Road. Upon investigation, police discovered a container filled with illegal firearms and ammunition at the premises.
The suspect will appear in the Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court tomorrow, September 19.
Editor: Anchen Coetzee
Subeditor: Lynette Brink
Submitted by: Brig Leonard Hlathi