Weapons probe against Mpumalanga man stalls as Hawks ‘jump the gun’
Further investigations needed: two years after arrest and seizure of 107 firearms, charges are provisionally withdrawn
A Hawks investigation into Mpumalanga businessman Bruce Whitehead-King, who was arrested for being in possession of more than 100 firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition, has fallen flat.
He maintains there was no cynical reason behind the weapons, saying they were antiques he inherited from his father.
The withdrawal of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition charges against the Mbombela resident came amid claims and counter claims of intimidation between him and the original whistle-blower. ..