A 37-year-old man has been arrested after being caught in the possession of two firearms and several rounds of ammunition, in Montebello.
It is alleged that he is an employee at one of the hospitals in the area, he entered the premises with a big bag and refused to be searched. His access was denied, police received information about him being in possession of the rifles.
A search was conducted and two AK 47 rifles with 60 rounds of ammunition were recovered. He was immediately detained and charged for being in possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition.
He will appear in the Maphumulo Magistrates’ Court. Both the firearms will undergo ballistic testing.