Office of the Provincial Commissioner Gauteng

GAUTENG – Police in Krugersdorp, West Rand District have registered an enquiry docket following a discovery of firearms buried in the veld.

It is alleged that on 21 October 2021 at about 10:00, people were collecting firewood in the veld when they stumbled upon a pack of stun grenades. The police officials were notified and relevant police departments were immediately mobilised.

The following firearms were recovered; four AK-47, 20 hand grenades, two 9 x 18 mm firearms, ten detonators and 16 AK-47 magazines with 480 ammunition as well as a sealed box containing 700 rounds of ammunition.

An enquiry docket is registered at Krugersdorp police station for further investigations.

Source: South African Police Service

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