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Eastern Cape | 37-Year-old suspect arrested for unlicensed firearm

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37-Year-old suspect arrested for unlicensed firearm


2019/01/13

Media Statement from Eastern Cape Media Centre Corporate Communication and LiaisonSouth African Police Service


Qumbu police arrested a 37-year-old man for possession of an unlicensed 9mm Norinco pistol with 7 rounds of ammunition at Ngcengane locality Nkonkweni A/A in Qumbu today at about 03:00.


The suspect was arrested


during the operation that was conducted at this locality when he was searched and was found in possession of the firearm. He will appear before Qumbu Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, 14 January 2019 facing charges of possession of unlicensed firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition.


The Acting Cluster Commander Colonel Phathisile Majaja applauded these members.


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