A 20-year-old labourer was arrested on Sunday after he admitted to owning an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

Reports indicate that about 11:30 hrs, Police acting on information received, went to D’Urban and Cross Streets, Werk-en-Rust, and observed a male running into an apartment.

Ranks gave chase and captured the suspect and a search was conducted on him, but nothing was found. Further checks were carried out in the apartment and a one .32 Taurus Millennium Pistol with the number filed off along with a magazine containing four (4) live .32 ammunition was unearthed.

The suspect was told of the offence committed, arrested, and cautioned, after which he was processed and placed in custody pending charges.


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