28 in dock on arms charges

2015-05-12 09:46
(File, Shutterstock)

(File, Shutterstock)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

THE Greytown Magistrate’s Court house was packed to capacity yesterday when 28 suspects appeared on weapons charges.

The suspects were taken into ­custody on Friday last week in the Muden area outside Greytown for possession of illegal firearms.

Last week, members of the National Intervention Unit were deployed in the Greytown area to conduct investigations into illegal firearms which led them to a homestead in the Muden area.

After the home was secured and searched by police, 24 firearms were recovered. Twenty of these firearms, including AK47 rifles, 303 rifles, R1 rifles and 9 mm pistols, were unlicensed.

The 28 accused were remanded in custody for seven days for bail consideration.

According to National Prosecution Authority (NPA) spokesperson Natasha Kara, the charges they face include unlawful possession of firearms, unlawful possession of ammunition and possession of prohibited firearms.

— Witness Reporter

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
PARTNER CONTENT
INFOGRAPHIC: New thinking required for retirement

Everything we believe about retirement is fast becoming outdated.

PARTNER CONTENT
WATCH: How education can change a life

A university education gives students the chance to create a better future for themselves, their families and to opportunity achieve their dreams.

/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.