Bianca Pindral
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18 Jul 2017
10:28 am

Passenger hides unlicensed gun in his shoe

Bianca Pindral

The driver of the vehicle did not know his passenger was carrying a gun.

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Hekpoort police on the West Rand arrested a 49-year-old man for possession of an unlicensed firearm, Krugersdorp News reports.

The police were conducting a stop-and-search operation on the R24 near New Thorndale Road at 9am when they stopped a VW Polo with four occupants.

The driver said he did not know the occupants and had only agreed to transport them.

Police searched the vehicle and found a firearm in one of the men’s shoes. When they questioned him, he was unable to present a licence for the firearm, and he was arrested.

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The suspect was transported to the police station, and will appear in court soon.


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 Caxton News Service

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