Man arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition

Man arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition

Willowvale Police arrested a 76-year-old man for possession of unlicensed firearms (3 shot guns) and ammunition. The suspect was arrested on Sunday 24 April 2016 at about 23:00 at Komkhulu Location, Mhlahlane Village, Willowvale in the Eastern Cape.

The arrest follows after police acted on information about a suspect being in possession of unlicensed firearms. Police proceeded to his homestead where they conducted a search. Three shot guns and various assorted rounds of ammunition were found at the suspect’s homestead.

The suspect could not produce a license for the firearms and ammunition and he was arrested and charged with possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition. He will be appearing before the Willowvale Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 26 April 2016.

Source – South African Police Service

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