Baramita man slapped with illegal gun, threatening language charges

Reuben Calves
Reuben Calves
Reuben Calves

[] – A resident of Baramita, North West District was on Friday remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after he appeared before her on threatening language and firearm charges.

24-year-old Reuben Calves, denied the charge which alleged that on Monday, December 14 at Central Baramita, in the North West District, he made use threatening language against Andre Couchman.

He also denied that on the same occasion, he had in his possession one single barrel shotgun, when he was not a holder of a firearm license.

 Prosecutor Deniro Jones related that on the day in question, the accused and the complainant had an intense argument over a solar battery.

The accused reportedly threatened Couchman to shoot him and left, returning with a shotgun.

A report was made to the Police who subsequently apprehended the accused.

The matter was transferred to the Matthews Ridge Magistrate’s Court for February 1, 2016.



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