3 nabbed with illegal gun, ammo during Essequibo Coast raid

first_imgThree persons are now in Police custody, after they were busted with an illegal firearm and ammunition in their homes during separate searches conducted by Police at Charity Extension Scheme, Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam). Based on the information received, Police ranks from G Division (Essequibo Coast-Islands) on Friday conducted searches on two homes after an alleged shooting was reported in the area.During one of the searches, a 7.62 x 39mm spent shell was found and two adult males and one female juvenile were arrested.Meanwhile, one 9mm pistol along with its magazine and 10 live rounds of ammunition was unearthed during another search. A male suspect in custody has since admitted ownership of the weapon.As the suspects remain in custody, an investigation into the matters has since been launched and is currently in progress.last_img

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