Two Ngcobo men arrested for illegal fire arms and ammunition

Ngcobo Police arrested two men aged 35 and 51 during the night of Tuesday, 07 January 2020 at Ngcobo Town. The two suspects were driving a vehicle when police became suspicious and stopped them.

Both suspects were searched. The 35-year-old suspect was found with a 9mm pistol that had eight (8) live rounds of ammunition with no license. The 51-year-old man was found with .38 revolver that had five (5) live rounds of ammunition with no license.

The fire arms will be sent for ballistic tests to establish if they were not used in the commission of crime around Ngcobo and the surrounding areas. The two suspects are due to appear before the Ngcobo Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, 08 January 2020 on charges of possession of unlicensed fire arms and ammunition.

Source: South African Police Service