Thursday, 02 January 2020

Parys: 28-year-old suspect will appear in the Parys Magistrate court soon for being in possession of an unlicensed firearm.

Members of the Zamdela Tactical Response Team acted on an intelligence driven information that led them to Vuka Section in Tumahole Parys. On arrival at a house, they found the suspect in the house and the house was searched.

In the extendable table compartment, the officers found a 9mm pistol with live ammunition.

The suspect; who is 28-years-old, was arrested for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition and will appear in the Parys Magistrate court soon.

“We appeal to our communities to utilize this Firearm Amnesty period, whereby they can voluntarily hand over firearms at any police station in the province.” said the Acting Provincial Commissioner, Maj Gen Solly Lesia.