2 robbery suspects, 3 others arrested during Police operations in city
Two men who were implicated in several armed robberies were among five persons arrested during cordon and search operations in several areas in Georgetown on Sunday morning.
The areas targeted were Alberttown, Kitty, A, D and C Fields Sophia, Plum Park, Guyhoc Park, East Front Road, Back Circle, Albouystown, Leopold Street, Stabroek Market, Rasville and Broad Street, Charlestown.
During the operations, several drug blocks, houses, motor vehicles and persons were searched. As a result, a 44-year-old clothes vendor of Kitty was arrested with 63 grams of cannabis. He is expected to be charged with trafficking in narcotics.
In addition, a 20-year-old vendor of Rasville was also nabbed with 11.9 grams of ganja in his possession while a 40-year-old businessman of Charlestown was also arrested for narcotics possession.
Police have also arrested a 21-year-old and a 24-year-old of Sophia, Greater Georgetown, for armed robbery.
In addition, three motorcycles (CB1, Honda Wave and a 150 Suzuki), one pedal cycle and a quantity of tobacco leaves (flonto) were also seized during the operations.