Friday, 14 January 2022

Phuthaditjhaba: The Phuthaditjhaba Tactical Response Team has arrested a man following information that he possess a firearm.

The members were officially on duty following up on information of alleged possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunitions around Tseseng area. They spotted the suspect at Makeneng, near a local tavern.

He was approached, searched and they found 9mm pistol and live ammunitions and he could not produce any documentation of possessing the firearm.

The 32-year-old foreign national currently residing at Namahadi village; in QwaQwa, was arrested and detained in police cells.

He appeared before the Tseseng Magistrate court today, Friday; 14 January 2022, facing charge of possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition.