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Richards Bay security boss nabbed with illegal gun and ammo

The arrest follows an intelligence-driven operation

A Richards Bay-based security company boss was on Tuesday night arrested by the King Cetshwayo District Task Team for possession of illegal firearms and ammunition.

King Cetshwayo Cluster police spokesperson Captain Siyanda Shangase said the team conducted an intelligence-driven operation following tip-off information.

During the operation, the suspect (35) was found in possession of an illegal 9mm pistol, two magazines, and 25 9mm ammunition with six 7.65mm ammunition.

“He was arrested and charged accordingly. He is due to appear at Richards Bay Magistrate’s Court in the due course,” said Shangase.

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