Durban - Three firearms and a large quantity of dagga were recovered by police in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.
Police officers from Ladysmith and the Public Order Police searched the Amangwe area after receiving a tip off of criminal activity.
Two homes were raided by police.
Brigadier Jay Naicker, a KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson, said police pounced on the residence of a 52-year-old man in Nyezane.
"He was found in possession of two firearms, a rifle with 20 rounds of ammunition as well as a pistol with 36 rounds of ammunition. He was also found in possession of 190 kilograms of dagga,"he said.