Berbice farmer busted with gun, ganja in haversack

A 28-year-old farmer of Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam, Berbice, was on Saturday arrested after he was found to be in possession of a .22 handgun and 35 grams of cannabis.
He was apprehended by Police ranks who were on their way to a location in the Upper Berbice River.
The ranks, who were in a speedboat, observed the 28-year-old man in an unpainted wooden boat in the Berbice River. However, upon seeing the Police, he jumped out of the boat and ran into the nearby bushes.
The ranks gave chase and managed to apprehend him a short distance away. A search conducted on his person unearthed a transparent plastic bag containing a quantity of ganja in a haversack he was carrying at the time.
A further search unearthed a black .22 handgun in his pants waist.
The suspect was told of the offence committed and he responded by saying, “Officer hear wam, this is meh boss man thing”.
He was subsequently arrested and escorted to Kwakwani Police Station where the narcotics was weighed and amounted to 35 grams. The suspect remains in custody pending charges.