Suspect arrested for unlicensed firearm

2016-01-12 06:00
 Photo: supplied The CZ pistol and ammunition found on the suspect.

Photo: supplied The CZ pistol and ammunition found on the suspect.

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A 26-YEAR-OLD suspect was arrested by the Pinetown Tactical Response Team on Tuesday 5 January at 11.15am in the Pinetown CBD.

Warrant Officer BJ Manqele said members were doing their normal duties in Pinetown when they received information about a man driving a Honda vehicle who was in possession of a firearm.

“Police arrived at the scene and searched the suspect. A CZ pistol with no serial number and four rounds of ammunition was found on the suspect. The suspect was placed under arrest and charged for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition.”

The suspect is expected to appear in the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court soon. - Supplied.

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