East Rand trio held for firearms

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Johannesburg - Three men were caught with firearms in their possession on Tuesday, Johannesburg metro police said.

“At about 4pm, patrol officers spotted a suspicious white Quantum on the N3 at the Modderfontein offramp,” Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said.

When the officers stopped the taxi, three armed men jumped out. One man was arrested with an LM automatic rifle and a 9mm pistol. Metro police officers also seized an R5 rifle.


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