Five arrested, shotgun recovered in New Modder

The shotgun and ammunition which was recovered in New Modder on August 3.

Benoni SAPS spokesperson Capt Nomsa Sekele said constablesSurprise Mashaba and Frans Tsheola were conducting a stop and search on Daveyton Road when they stopped a white Toyota Avanza with five occupants at about 8.30pm.

“They searched them and found a bag containing a shotgun and rounds,” said Sekele.

The men were arrested and charged with the possession of an unlicensed firearm and some ammunition.

They are expected to appear in the Benoni Magistrate’s Court soon.

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