Butterworth man arrested for possession of unlicensed fire arm and ammunition

EASTERRN CAPE - Butterworth Police members who were on patrol on Tuesday,28 May 2019 at about 15h00 arrested a 32-year-old man for possession of unlicensed fire arm namely a pistol with three (3) live rounds of ammunition.

Police acted on intelligence that the suspect was armed with illegal fire arm. He has been charged with possession of unlicensed fire arm and ammunition. The fire arm will be sent for ballistic test to establish if it was not used in the commission of crime at Butterworth and the surrounding areas. The suspect will appear before the Butterworth Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, 29 May 2019.

Source: South African Police Service

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