Suspect arrested with five firearms

DURBAN – A 36-year-old man is set to appear at the Mpumalanga Magistrates Court today on charges of possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition. A multi-disciplinary intelligence-driven operation was conducted in the early hours of yesterday morning which led to the arrest of the man at Mtamuntengayo near Mpumalanga.

Police received information that the man was in possession of firearms and an operation was launched. Police proceeded to the residence of the man and a search was conducted. During the search, police seized a rifle; a revolver; three shotguns and 31 rounds of ammunition. The suspect was arrested and charged accordingly.

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