Man In Court For Illegal Possession Of Guns

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Patience Nhamburo

A Harare man, Ashraf Kara appeared in court on Thursday to answer to allegations of unlawful possession of firearms.

Investigators heard that on the first of March information was received that Ashraf Kara was in possession of firearms and ammunition at his Avondale home.

A search warrant was granted and four firearms, a plainsman pistol, gabilondoy CIA Victoria pistol, auto pistol and a brevete autoque pistol with ammunition were recovered from a locked safe.

Kara failed to produce valid certificates for the firearms and ammunition leading to his arrest.

Harare Magistrate Yeukai Dzuda granted him ZWL30 thousand dollars bail and advised him to surrender his passport.

The police also conducted raids at 18 Cuba Road, Mount Pleasant and 261 Phase 1, Sandton, Goodhope due to suspicion of criminal activities based on information given to them.