‘Gangster’ arrested with unlicensed gun

2017-09-26 06:01

Police arrested a 28-year-old man on Monday last week at about 21:25.

Officers attached to the Mitchell’s Plain Crime Prevention Unit were busy with crime prevention duties in Compassberg Street, Tafelsig, when they stopped and searched a person who appeared ­suspicious.

During the search, officers found a CZ83 Browning handgun and a magazine without any rounds in his possession.

The suspect did not have a licence or permit to possess the firearm.

The suspect appeared in court on a charge of possession of an unlicensed firearm. The suspect is also a suspected gang member.

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