Former national rugby player remanded on gun charge

Former national rugby player Robin Curtis was remanded to prison on a gun charge yesterday.

Curtis, 25, of lot 3736 North Ruimveldt, was allegedly found with an illegal pistol at Castello Housing Scheme, a city court was told yesterday.

But Curtis’ lawyer told the court that he was the only one of the three occupants in the vehicle he was driving at the time of the discovery that was charged. The court also heard that the accused received threats to his life and that of his family while in police custody.

The charge against Curtis stated that he had a 7.65mm Taurus Pistol in his possession without being the holder of a firearm licence  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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