Crime Intelligence members received information about a Bothaville man in possession of unlicensed firearm. The suspect was arrested with drugs and live ammunitions. Welkom K9 Unit, Crime Intelligence and residents of Bothaville praised for excellent work.

On the 21 December 2021 at 17:00 members of Crime Intelligence received information from a resident of Bothaville about a person in possession of unlicensed firearm. The information was opertionalised whereby Welkom K9 Unit was engaged and a house in Kiepersol Street at Bothaville was approached.

Members requested permission to search the house premises and 17 live ammunitions and 8 Mandrax tablets and 2 grams of Crystal Meth with all with the street value of R2 500.

A 39-year-old male person was arrested for possession of unlicensed ammunitions and drugs. He will appear soon in Bothaville Magistrate Court.

Source: South African Police Service