Gauteng cops seize guns, 4 500 bullets

2011-11-20 16:16

Johannesburg - A man was arrested in Kempton Park on the East Rand for being in possession of illegal firearms and ammunition, Ekurhuleni metro police said on Sunday.

Acting on a tip-off, police raided the 56-year-old man's house around 16:00 on Saturday, said Inspector Kobeli Mokheseng.

Police searched the house and found a safe containing eight illegal firearms, including four rifles and a shot-gun, and 4 500 rounds of ammunition.

Police seized the firearms and ammunition and arrested the man.

The man will appear in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court soon, said Mokheseng.

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