Kwa-ZuluNatal man nabbed with five unlicensed firearms and ammunition

Some of the unlicensed firearms and ammunition seized by KZN police.
Some of the unlicensed firearms and ammunition seized by KZN police.
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A KwaZulu-Natal man has been arrested for being in possession of five unlicensed firearms and 573 rounds of assorted ammunition.

The man, 33, was arrested in the Sampofu area in Msinga, in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, on Friday during operations by the Durban Public Order Police and Greytown Crime Intelligence.

Police searched the man's home after they received information that he was in possession of unlicensed firearms 

“The team went to the identified homestead where a search was conducted. Upon searching the house a total of five unlicensed firearms, which included three rifles, a pistol and a revolver, were recovered,” said KZN police spokesperson Capt Nqobile Gwala.

Gwala said the man was expected to appear in the Msinga magistrate's court on Monday.

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