Suspect nabbed for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition

Suspect nabbed for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition
Suspect nabbed for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition. Imagw source: Pixabay

Members of the Mahikeng based Serious Organised Crime Investigation in collaboration with Vryburg K9 arrested a 48-year-old suspect in Vryburg on Friday, 15 December 2023, for alleged possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

Information was received about a suspect alleged to be in possession of an illegal firearm who was en route from Vryburg to Taung. The team acted swiftly and intercepted the vehicle along the N18 highway.

Upon conducting a search, the police allegedly found a firearm and ammunition under the driver’s seat. After failing to produce a licence to possess the firearm, he was arrested and charged. He will appear in the Vryburg Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 18 December 2023, to face charges of possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

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