Police nab man with pistol, drugs in Leeukop home

2017-08-15 06:03
The firearm and ammunition confiscated at a house in Tafelsig.

The firearm and ammunition confiscated at a house in Tafelsig.

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Police arrested a 31-year-old man in connection with drugs and a gun bust in Tafelsig on Thursday at 14:00.

Officers were on patrol in the area when they received information about a firearm being kept at a house in Leeukop Street.

On searching the home, they found a 9mm Star pistol with a magazine and seven 9mm rounds.

They also found 33 packets of tik, four whole mandrax tablets and 35 stoppe of dagga.

The man was arrested on charges of possession of a firearm without a licence, unlawful possession of ammunition and possession of drugs.

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