Accused in court for possession of unlicensed firearm

NORTHERN CAPE – Oreeditse Kebotlhale (51) will return to the Galeshewe Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 21 February 2023 for bail application. He is facing charges of possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

The Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation members based in Kimberley received information which led them to a property in Phutanang. The identified property was searched in the presence of the owner and police recovered one 9mm Taurus pistol, three magazines and 49 different calibre ammunition.

The accused appeared in court on 17 February 2023 where he was remanded in custody. The investigation continues.

Source: South African Police Service

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