Two firearms, including AK47, recovered

2018-03-28 06:00
Thefirearms that were recovered.PHOTO: Supplied

Thefirearms that were recovered.PHOTO: Supplied

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TWO firearms, including an AK47, were recovered after a police search was conducted in the Umkomaas area recently.

According to Amanzimtoti SAPS communications officer Captain Charlene van der Spuy, police officers from Umkomaas SAPS, together with the Umzinto K9 Unit , followed up on a tip-off and recovered a 9 mm pistol with three rounds of ammunition and an AK47 rifle with 12 rounds of ammunition.

“A police jacket, army jacket, pair of gloves and two 9 mm magazines were also seized.

“Two suspects, a male and female, were arrested and the suspects were charged and appeared in the Umbumbulu Magistrate’s Court on March 6 on charges of robbery as well as possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition.

“The case was postponed for further investigation,” she said.

The KwaZulu-Natal Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa, commended the police officers involved in the apprehension of the suspects and the recovery.

— Supplied.

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