Cops nab 19-year-old in guns and ammo bust

Police seized two pistols with their serial numbers filed off and an assortment of ammunition.

Police arrested a 19-year-old Kraaifontein man on Sunday after seizing guns and ammunition hidden in a Peerless Park house.

Police say they found two illegal guns, two shotgun barrels and more than 100 shotgun shells at the Horak Street property.

Officers raided the house after getting a tip-off, said provincial police spokeswoman Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana.

“They confiscated two 9mm pistols with serial numbers filed off, two shotgun barrels as well as an assortment of 139 rounds of ammunition,” she said.