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HOEDSPRUIT: Two men arrested with an illegal firearm

Two suspects who were arrested in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition appeared before the Acornhoek Magistrate Court and their case has been postponed March 20.

“Robert Changwane (43) and Ellias Muchuane (44) were arrested after the Acornhoek police received a tip off regarding a suspicious vehicle that was travelling around the Acornhoek area”, said Acornhoek police Spokesperson Captain Mpho Nonyane.

Robert Changwane arrested in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

When police followed up they stopped a Nissan Hardbody, searched it and found a rifle wrapped in a black plastic bag.

It is still unknown what the rifle was going to be used for.

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