Man in court after caught with two firearms

In the early hours of today at 01:00, KwaDukuza Task Team together with ILembe Task Team followed up on information about illegal firearms at Mthandeni area.

The team proceeded to a house where a 53-year-old man was found sleeping. A search was conducted in his house and police found a revolver, homemade rifle and six rounds of ammunition hidden in his bed. Upon interviewing him he failed to produce a license for his firearms.

He was placed under arrest and charged with unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition. The recovered firearms will be subjected to ballistic testing. The suspect is appearing before the KwaDukuza Magistrates' Court today.

Source: South African Police Service