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Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Odendaalsrus: On the 10 June 2019, members of Crime Intelligence Gathering, received a tip-off from residents of Kutloanong about a person in possession of a firearm. Welkom Public Order Policing Reaction Team members were engaged and an operation was launched.

The suspect arrested with an alleged firearm and ammunitions.

Members used a private vehicle to approach the two African men walking next the Clinic in K6 Section of Kutloanong and requested to search them. While they were searched, an alleged unlicensed firearm that was filed off and three [3] ammunitions, were found in possession of a 35 year old man.

The suspect was arrested and his friend was released as nothing was found in his possession.

Seized firearm and ammunition.

The suspect will face possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition. He was detained in Allanridge and will appear soon in Odendaalsrus Magistrate Court.