Foreman Road man charged for possession of unlicensed firearm, ammunition

Sydenham SAPS officer, W/O Mvuyelo Sithole, Cst Lindani Blose, Cst Ayanda Mbambo and Cst Mfanfuthi Madlala with the recovered Norinco 9mm pistol and the magazine with two live rounds.

Sydenham police arrested and charged a 35-year-old Foreman Road man for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition, recently.

According to Sydenham SAPS communications officer, Cpt Myentherin Lazarus, a woman went to the station to open a domestic violence case and told police that her partner had threatened her with a firearm.

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Police acted swiftly to the allegations and attended to the case. They proceeded to Foreman Road Informal Settlement to look for the suspect.

“The suspect was found with an unlicensed Norinco 9mm pistol and a magazine with two live rounds,” said Cpt Lazarus.

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The suspect appeared in the Durban Magistrate’s Court and has been remanded in custody.

Station commander, Col Ruth De Villiers, commended the members for their swift reaction and recovery of firearm with ammunition.

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