Gun stolen in East London recovered in Gqeberha
A firearm reported stolen in East London in May was recovered in Gqeberha on Tuesday night and a 65-year-old man was arrested.
Police received information about an armed man at a shop in Siwa Street, Kwazakhele, at about 7.45pm on Tuesday.
Police spokesperson Captain Gerda Swart said upon arrival, members searched the suspect and a 9mm Norinco pistol and seven rounds of ammunition were allegedly found in his possession.
The firearm was reported stolen in East London earlier in May.
The arrested man is due to appear in the Motherwell magistrate’s court this week on charges of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.
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