Firearms seized in Weenen during police operations

DURBAN – An intelligence driven operation was conducted at Weenen where police were following up information about illegal firearms in the early hours of this morning. The operation was carried out at Mngwenya and Msobotsheni area in Weenen.

The team went to two homesteads where the suspects aged 40 and 46 were found in unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition. Police found a rifle and an AK47 with three rounds of ammunition. Another pistol with 17 rounds of ammunition was seized by police.

Two suspects were placed under arrest for unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition. They will appear before the Weenen Magistrates Court on Monday, 21 February 2022.

Source: South African Police Service