Man arrested with unlicensed firearm

The man in his 30s was apprehended at his home.

Parts of the Firearms Control Act have led to goverment and gun owners battling it out in court. Picture: stock.xchng

JOHANNESBURG - A man has been arrested after being found in possession of an unlicensed firearm in Booysens, Johannesburg.

It's understood authorities received a tip off from community members on Sunday afternoon.

The man in his 30s was apprehended at his home.

The police's kabelo Marumo said the suspect will appear in court tomorrow.

He said the firearm was confiscated and taken for ballistic testing.