Pupil held over gun

2011-10-19 14:27

A high school pupil has been arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition in Elsies River, in Cape Town, police said today.

Police were giving career information at a school on Tuesday when pupils tipped them off that their schoolmate had a gun, Captain Frederick van Wyk said.

They searched the 18-year-old Grade 11 pupil and found a .38 revolver with three rounds of ammunition.

The pupil was expected to face a charge of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition in the Goodwood Magistrates Court on Friday.

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