Local police nab gun thieves by the numbers

2017-06-29 06:01

Police efforts led to the confiscation of two firearms in the Nyanga Precinct.

One firearm, with 8 live rounds of ammunition, was found in the possession of a 24-year-old suspect on Friday in New Rest, Old Crossroads.

“The serial number was filed off. The second one, also with rounds of ammunition, was recovered inside a vehicle in the early hours of Saturday in Browns Farm but the suspect fled the scene,” said Captain Ntomboxolo Sitshitshi.

.In a separate incident a man (21) was found stripping a White Nissan Sentra in Dubu Street, Browns Farm. The vehicle was reported stolen in Mfuleni.

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