Jeffreys Bay man arrested for illegal firearm

2018-03-15 06:00

THE Jeffreys Bay Police arrested a man (25) for the possession of an unlicensed firearm during patrols in Jeffreys Bay on Saturday.

“On Saturday evening just before midnight, two men were spotted walking in Loods Park Crescent, Jeffreys Bay.

When they saw the K9 police van, they started running away in different directions,” says Police Spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli. “One of them was seen throwing something in an open space. The Police gave chase and caught him a few metres away.

Sergeant Nkohli says that the police returned to the spot where the suspect has been seen throwing something, and found a 9mm Norinco with 8 rounds of ammunition.

The suspect was arrested and appeared in the Humansdorp Magistrate’s Court on charges of possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition.


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