43-year-old arrested with R5 ammunition in Botshabelo

BOTSHABELO – The suspect was arrested after R5 ammunition and magazine were found stashed at his place.

On Monday 02 May 2022 at about 07:30, the Tactical Response team members reacted on intelligence driven information to a house in ā€˜Sā€™ Section, Botshabelo.

On arrival members found a 43-year-old male who granted police permission to search the house. While searching, the TRT members found 22 live R5 ammunition including 2 of 9mm, as well as a 9mm magazine.

The 43-year-old male could not account for the ammunition in his possession and was arrested. Upon continuing the search, members discovered that the suspect is also illegal in the country. No firearm was found during the search.

The suspect will appear in the Botshabelo Magistrate court soon, for illegal possession of ammunition and contravening the immigration Act.

Source: South African Police Service