Man(27) arrested for being in possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition

CRIME

By Agreement Mabunda

LEPHEPANE- Police have arrested a 27-year-old man for unlawful possession of firearm and ammunition, on Friday, 27 October 2023 at about 01h00 at Khopo Village in Lephepane under greater Tzaneen.

According to the information, the team received leads about the suspect who was in possession of an unlicensed firearm. The team moved swiftly  to successfully arrest the suspect for unlawful possession of firearm and ammunition

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Limpopo, Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe welcomed the arrest and the recovery of the illegal firearm.   Lieutenant General Hadebe stressed that it is only when illegal firearms are removed from the hands of criminals that we can realise a safe and secure Limpopo.

The suspect will soon appear before the Maake magistrate’s court.

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