HAWKS ARESTED FOREIGN NATIONAL FOR UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF EXPLOSIVES AND AMMUNITION

HAWKS ARESTED FOREIGN NATIONAL FOR UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF EXPLOSIVES AND AMMUNITION

LIMPOPO – A 44-year-old foreign national is expected to appear in the Musina District Court , 4 September 2023 following his arrest for unlawful possession of the explosives and ammunition.

On 1 September 2023, Beitbridge South Africa Revenue Services officials were searching the suspect’s motor vehicle at the search bay when they noticed suspicious item hidden under the driver’s seat.

Upon further investigation, the item was suspected to be an explosive. The Musina based Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation members and Explosives Unit were summoned and they continued with the investigation. The suspect’s vehicle was further searched and one (1) pistol magazine with ammunition were found and seized.

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