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Sugan Naidoo
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27 Mar 2017
2:29 pm

Shots fired at funeral, three arrested, including policeman

Sugan Naidoo

The policeman was found to be in possession of a firearm from which the numbers had been filed.

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A policeman and two other men were arrested for randomly firing shots at a funeral in Msinsini near Hibberdene, in KwaZulu-Natal, yesterday, South Coast Herald reports.

At about 4pm, police were searching for a vehicle in which the suspected shooters had left the service and spotted the car on the N2 freeway in the Hibberdene area.

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“Police stopped the vehicle and searched the occupants, three men aged 31, 32 and 33. One of the men was found in possession of a police firearm and live rounds and a police constable, stationed at Reunion railway police in Durban, was found to be in possession of a firearm from which the numbers had been filed,” said police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Zandra Wiid.

The other suspect was found in possession of dagga and live rounds. All three were arrested and charged.

Caxton News Service

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