Suspect found in possession of AK47 in Mariannhill

The seized AK47 rifle.

A 37-year-old suspect, who was found in possession of an Ak47 rifle, was apprehended by the eThekwini Inner West and Outer West Cluster Intelligence Driven Operation together with members of the SAPS and Durban Metro in Mariannhill, earlier today.

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It is believed that a reliable source informed the police that the suspect was in possession of illegal firearms. They immediately followed up on the information received.


Reports allege that the suspect could be possibly linked to business robberies within the eThekwini area. “The suspect was arrested and charged accordingly. The suspect will appear in court soon,” said a police report.

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