KWAZULU-NATAL – On Friday 8 July 2022 Hawks members from Port Shepstone Serious Organised Crime Investigation working together with Tactical Response Team and Public Order Police arrested a 35-year-old suspect for possession of unlicensed firearm at Highflats.
Police received information about the suspect who was in possession of unlicensed firearm in the area. An intelligence driven operation was conducted and members proceeded to the said homestead. A search was conducted and one 9mm pistol with live rounds of ammunition was found. He was placed under arrest and charged accordingly.
He is expected to appear in the Ixopo Magistrate’s Court today. The seized firearm will be sent for ballistic test to ascertain if it was used in the commission of any crime in the country.