A 57-year-old man arrested for possession of unlicensed firearm

Centane Police arrested a 57-year-old man for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition. The suspect was arrested on Wednesday, 14 August 2019 at about 17h00 at Mnyaka Locality, Ncerhana Village, Centane.

The suspect was found with pistol that had three (03) rounds of ammunition. The suspect will appear before the Centane Magistrate's Court on Thursday, 15 August 2019 on charges of possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition. Removal of unlicensed fire arms from wrong hands will help reduce crime.

The fire arm will be sent for ballistic test to establish if it was not used in the commission of crime around Centane and the surrounding areas.

Source: South African Police Service

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