Two illegal guns found hidden in man’s bed in Maphumulo

A Maphumulo man was hauled from his bed yesterday when he was found sleeping with illegal weapons under his pillow.

Provincial police spokesperson constable Thenjiswa Ngcobo said police found the 53-year-old man sleeping in a house in Emthandeni with two illegal firearms.

“A revolver, homemade rifle and six rounds of ammunition were found hidden in his bed. Upon interviewing him he failed to produce a license for his firearms,” said Ngcobo.

He was charged with unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition.

The recovered firearms will be subjected to ballistic testing.

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