Friday, February 23, 2018

Cops seize guns, ganja


sando haul: Police constables Rawle Burke, left, and Sean Sinanan examine the two revolvers and a quantity of marijuana yesterday at South Division Police Headquarters, Harris Promenade, San Fernando. –Photo: TREVOR WATSON

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POLICE recovered two illegal guns hidden in a pigeon peas plantation, and in some bushes, during a search in Pleasantville, San Fernando on Sunday.

Three men were also held for having two and a half kilogrammes of marijuana for purpose of trafficking.

Police found a chrome .38 Smith and Wesson revolver, with six rounds of .38 ammunition, and a chrome Colt .38 revolver, with six rounds of .38 ammunition.

The 12-hour operation, which ended at 8 p.m., was spearheaded by Senior Superintendent Deodath Dulalchan, Assistant Superintendent Zamsheed Mohammed, and supervised by Sergeants Smith and Manwarren.

The suspects include a 19-year-old labourer, of Blitz Village, Pleasantville, a 32-year-old labourer of Circular Road, Pleasantville, and a 52-year-old labourer of Newbold Street, Mon Repos. They will appear in court today.

Police said no one was arrested in connection with the recovered guns and ammunition.