Four arrested for illegal firearms

Four men were arrested in Uitenhage early yesterday after police found illegal firearms and ammunition in a vehicle they were travelling in.

Uitenhage police were patrolling the Kruisrivier business area at about 8.30am when they spotted the four men in a red Toyota Tazz, police spokeswoman Captain Gerda Swart said.

They pulled the vehicle over in Schonland Street and searched it.

“Two unlicensed 9mm firearms and a replica AK47 [were found] in the vehicle,” Swart said.

The four men, aged between 31 and 55, were arrested.

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