Hawks in legal tussle with arms maker over billet seizure

Differing interpretation of the Firearms Control Act resulted in the seizure of a shipment of billets bound for the DRC from Durban harbour last week

2021-12-04 01:00:00 PM

Hawks in legal tussle with arms maker over billet seizure - Differing interpretation of the Firearms Control Act resulted in the seizure of a shipment of billets bound for the DRC from Durban harbour last week

Differing interpretation of the Firearms Control Act resulted in the seizure of a shipment of billets bound for the DRC from Durban harbour last week

A case of alleged mistaken identity involving a consignment of steel components might end up in court after a combined South African Police Service task team led by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks) executed an operation in the Durban harbour last week.

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