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Alleged Hitman Arrested In KwaZulu-Natal For Illegal Gun Supply

Further investigations into the matter revealed that the suspect had a history as an alleged hitman before becoming wheelchair-bound. The recovered firearms will undergo ballistic testing to determine their involvement in any previous criminal activities.

In a recent development, the police have apprehended a 41-year-old man believed to be an alleged hitman in the King Cetshwayo district in northern KwaZulu-Natal. The arrest took place on Thursday following a tip-off received by the KwaZulu-Natal police.

According to Const Thenjiswa Ngcobo, a spokesperson for the KwaZulu-Natal police, the information received indicated that the suspect was involved in the supply of firearms and ammunition from his residence in the Ndindima area, located just outside Esikhaleni.

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Acting swiftly on the information, the police conducted a search of the suspect’s house.

During the search, law enforcement officials discovered two firearms concealed in the suspect’s bedroom. The recovered weapons included an AK-47 assault rifle and a pistol. Additionally, 38 rounds of ammunition and two magazines were also seized.

The police suspect that the individual was operating a firearms leasing business catering to criminals.

Further investigations into the matter revealed that the suspect had a history as an alleged hitman before becoming wheelchair-bound. The recovered firearms will undergo ballistic testing to determine their involvement in any previous criminal activities.

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The suspect is scheduled to appear in the Esikhaleni magistrate’s court on Friday, where he will face charges related to the illegal possession and supply of firearms. The arrest serves as a significant step towards curbing the illicit trade of weapons and ensuring the safety and security of the community.

The KwaZulu-Natal police remain committed to their ongoing efforts to combat crime and apprehend individuals involved in illegal activities. The arrest of this alleged hitman underscores the importance of collaboration between law enforcement agencies and the public in maintaining law and order.

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Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise is a passionate and dedicated local news writer who brings the latest news and updates from your community straight to your doorstep. With years of experience in journalism, Keitumetse has established herself as a reliable source of information, covering a wide range of topics that matter to you.
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