Joburg man collared for illegal gun

2016-02-09 13:53

Johannesburg - A man has been arrested for being on possession of an illegal firearm in Johannesburg.

Police spokesperson Warrant Officer Xoli Mbele said that the 28-year-old man had been acting in a "suspicious" manner on Friday last week.

"The suspect was arrested for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition at corner Harrison and Jeppe Street."

Police were busy with their routine crime prevention duties when the man was stopped and searched. They recovered a firearm with no serial number and live rounds.

The suspect will appear soon in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.

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