Brazilian miner in custody for unlicenced firearm, ammo

The shotgun and cartridge in question

A 47-year-old Brazilian miner was yesterday afternoon arrested at her mining camp at Black Water Backdam, Konawaruk, Region 8 with an unlicenced single barrel shotgun and one live cartridge.

Acting on information, police ranks descended on the suspect’s camp about 16:00hrs and made the discovery in her presence.
According to the Police, the woman, who speaks fluent English, has admitted ownership of the unlicensed firearm and ammunition. She is being processed for court.
This latest seizure of illegal firearms in ‘F’ Division has brought the total to seventeen (17) thus far for the year.


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