Police in Gauteng continue to recover unlicensed firearms and ammunition

Two suspects were arrested after they were found with unlicensed firearms and sorts of ammunition in Zakariah Park, south of Johannesburg, on Friday 01 July 2022.

Members of Gauteng traffic police received information about suspects who have unlicensed firearms and pounced on the suspects in Zacharia Park. Upon searching the two suspects, police officers found one shotgun and forty shotgun ammunition, one hunting rifle, four gas pistols and 75 9mm ammunition and 25 45mm ammunition.

The duo aged 23 and 33 are expected to appear before Lenasia Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 04 July 2022, facing charges of possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition.

Source: South African Police Service