AWB head due in court on guns charges

2016-07-18 06:30


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Johannesburg - An AWB leader and his associate are expected to appear Vereeniging Magistrate’s Court on Monday charged with the illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.

The pair were on arrested on Wednesday.

The 48-year-old Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging leader was allegedly found at a house in Vanderbijlpark with two rifles, two shotguns, two pistols, and 2 136 rounds of ammunition.

“The suspect claimed that he had bought the firearms at a house in Vereeniging,” Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said.

They arrested the second man, a 42-year-old AWB member, at a second address, in La Paradiso estate, Vanderbijlpark. He was allegedly found in possession of 306 live rounds for a .22 rifle, nine rifles and three pistols.

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