Man faces jail for illegal weapon

By: Staff Reporter
2017-02-03
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Mafeteng- A 35 year old Mafeteng man faces two-jail term for possession of an illegal firearm.

Mphethe Moiloa of Ha Ramoreki, in Mafeteng was however given an option of a M2 000 fine or be imprisoned by the Mafeteng Magistrate Court.

The Mafeteng police found the man in illegal possession of 7.65 pistol without ammunition at his home.

It showed that the convict was arrested and charged following information provided by members of the public that he possessed the illegal firearm and failed to produce a valid license for the gun.

In mitigation the man pleaded guilty as charged and told the court he uses the gun to protect his properties.

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