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
Cops seize guns, ganja
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.