Unlicensed pistol recovered by police, suspect in custody

The pistol and ammunition recovered by police

A stop and search operation conducted by Ladysmith Visible Policing officers in the Steadville area on Friday (November 2) resulted in an arrest and the recovery of a firearm and ammunition.

A 24-year-old man was arrested for being in possession of an unlicensed pistol.

The pistol had three rounds of ammunition in its magazine.

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The accused made an appearance in the Ladysmith Magistrate’s Court on Monday (November 5), facing a charge of being in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

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Saish Motheram
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