Saish Motheram
1 minute read
4 Jul 2019
9:41 am

Elderly woman busted with AK-47, over 100 rounds of ammunition

Saish Motheram

The serial number of the AK-47 had been filed off, and 106 rounds of ammunition for various firearms were confiscated.

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Police made an alarming discovery on June 7, after following up on information that firearms and ammunition were being stashed at a homestead in the Sahlumbe area of Weenen, reports Ladysmith Gazette.

At the homestead, officers encountered a 61-year-old woman, who is the owner of the property.

Police searched the house, finding an AK-47 assault rifle and ammunition for various kinds of firearms.

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The serial number of the AK-47 had been filed off.

The ammunition recovered is as follows: 25 bullets for an AK-47, 28 rounds for a shotgun, 30 assault rifle rounds, five rounds for a .38 Special revolver, and 18 rounds for a 7.65 pistol.

In total, 106 rounds of ammunition were found.

The elderly woman appeared in court, where the magistrate withdrew the case.

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