National 1.9.2016 10:52 am

AK-47 suspects nabbed in Eastern Cape

Picture: SAPS

Picture: SAPS

The SA Police Service released a statement saying that they had arrested 11 suspects with dangerous automatic weapons in the Eastern Cape.

The statement said: “Police in Mthatha together with Port St John’s Cluster have arrested 11 suspects. Four suspects, aged between 26 and 35 years, were arrested at Megacom in Libode after they were found in possession of four illegal firearms and ammunition yesterday, 31 August.

Three suspects, aged between 27 and 56 years, were also arrested at Lusikisiki Nkunzimbini Locality and Mthontsasa after they were found in possession of illegal firearms and ammunition, an AK-47 rifle with 25 rounds of ammunition, an R5 rifle with 32 rounds of ammunition and a .38 revolver special with three rounds of ammunition were seized.

 

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