Arms charges withdrawn

Charges against 10 people, including two women and a taxi owner, who were found in possession of 10 firearms, including a revolver and an R5 rifle, have been withdrawn.

Charges against 10 people, including two women and a taxi owner, who were found in possession of 10 firearms, including a revolver and an R5 rifle, have been withdrawn.

The group was arrested on Friday in Kempton Park on the East Rand after police received a tip-off. They made a brief appearance in the Kempton Park magistrates' court yesterday.

Police spokesman Constable Zenzile Morudi said the court found that there was not enough evidence to prosecute. - Zinhle Mapumulo

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