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Soldier held for guns

Crime & Courts

An SA National Defence Force member was arrested on Tuesday morning for illegal possession of firearms and ammunition in Delft, in Cape Town, Western Cape police said.

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Captain Frederick van Wyk said the man, 37, was found with his legal firearm as well as a revolver, pistol and various ammunition.

He said the two guns were not reported as stolen.

Police pursued him by car after seeing him talking to a known gang member in Roosendal around 10am.

At one point, the man apparently threw a bag out of a car window, which was later found to contain the two guns.

The man would appear in the Bellville Magistrate's Court on Friday. – Sapa

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