Elsies River man arrested for possession of illegal firearm, drugs

The 36-year-old suspect was nabbed following a community tip-off on Thursday.

The 36-year-old suspect was nabbed following a community tip-off on Thursday. Picture: Supplied

CAPE TOWN - Police have arrested an Elsies River man for being in possession of an illegal firearm, ammunition and drugs.

The 36-year-old suspect was nabbed following a community tip-off on Thursday.

The police's Sinathi Joni says the man is expected to appear in court next week.

“A 36-year-old man was arrested yesterday in Elsies River after information was shared between the community and the SAPS. The man was found in possession of 9mm pistol with 14 live rounds, 10 mandrax tablets and 10 dagga sticks.”