Tip-off leads to gun arrest

2017-07-18 06:01

Police arrested a 36-year-old man on Sunday 9 July at 08:35 for the illegal possession of a gun.

Mitchell’s Plain police received a tip-off about a man with a gun in Lebombo Crescent, Tafelsig. On arrival officers went to a wendy house and identified themselves as officers before gaining access to the house.

While searching the house, they found a silver Taurus 3.2-inch firearm wrapped in clear plastic, with three live rounds lying on the floor next to the firearm.

The man was arrested and has since appeared in court.

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