Cops recover gun in Hanover Park

2017-02-16 13:19
The pistol confiscated in Hanover Park

The pistol confiscated in Hanover Park (SAPS )

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Philippi police continued their crackdown on illegal weapons on Wednesday (15 February)  when they arrested a 32-year-old man in Hanover Park.

Police spokesperson Captain Lance Goliath says at about 19:45, officers of the Crime Prevention Unit searched the man in Donegal Street and confiscated a 9mm CZ pistol with magazine and live ammunition.

The serial number of the firearm was filed off and the man will appear in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Monday 20 February.

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