One of the stolen firearms recovered by the Crime Prevention Unit.
Two men were arrested by Verulam SAPS, in separate incidents, for illegal firearm possession, recently. The first incident followed the reporting of a stolen firearm.
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Police officers from the Crime Prevention Unit, under the command of Sgt Dayalan Naicker, received information regarding the firearm and suspect.
They acted swiftly on the information and apprehended the suspect in the Ndwedwe area.
In the second incident, police officers were conducting patrols in the early hours of Monday morning when they searched a suspicious individual and found him in possession of an unlicensed firearm.
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He was arrested, detained and will appear in court soon. Verulam SAPS is appealing to the community to work closely with the police in the fight against illegal firearms.
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