Three firearms seized during raid

DURBAN- Police officers attached to the King Cetshwayo Cluster in KwaZulu-Natal conducted raids for illegal firearms at Empangeni in the early hours of this morning. They proceeded to Nseleni where they identified a household that possessed illegal firearms. The house was searched and an unlicensed revolver as well as a toy gun were seized. The suspect (27) was arrested after he failed to produce a licensed to possess the firearm.

The police officers then proceeded to Ntambanana to following up on intelligence with regards to a unlicensed firearm. An airgun was found in the house and was seized by police. The arrested suspect will appear at the Empangeni Magistrates Court later today. Investigations are continuing to link the suspects and firearms to crimes committed in the Province.

Source: South African Police Service