Man in custody for alleged illegal possession of 24,000 bullets

Some of the ammunitions found at a rented house in Mamogaleskraal near Brits, North West. Photo: SAPS

Some of the ammunitions found at a rented house in Mamogaleskraal near Brits, North West. Photo: SAPS

Greg Kemp was arrested on February 7, after the police searched his rented house in Mamogaleskraal.

A 52-year-old man who was arrested in connection with illegal possession of firearms and ammunition appeared in the Brits Magistrate Court,  said North West police on Monday.

Colonel Adele Myburgh said Greg Kemp appeared in court on Friday.

“He will reappear before the same court soon, but is remanded in custody,” she said.

Kemp was arrested on February 7, after the police searched his rented house in Mamogaleskraal.

“During a search at the suspect’s house, the police found and seized close to 24,000 ammunition of various calibres, five firearms of which three were unlicensed, as well as four self-made firearms,” she said.

“Further investigation led the police to a flat owned by the suspect at Silverton, Pretoria, where the following items were confiscated: a suspected ammunition manufacturing machine (reloader), different calibre bullet heads, 400 rounds of ammunition, 1,000 empty cartridges and gun powder.”

– African News Agency

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