Over 1,000 rounds of ammunition unearthed during CANU raid
A total of 1,070 rounds of ammunition of varying calibre were unearthed in an abandoned house at Avocado Square in East Ruimveldt, Georgetown on Thursday.
The discovery was made by agents of the Customs-Anti Narcotics Unit (CANU) who were conducting a raid in the area. The cache comprised of 600 rounds of .40mm ammunition; 330 rounds of .380mm ammunition; 33 rounds of .45mm ammunition, and 107 rounds of .22mm ammunition. The large cache was transported to CANU Headquarters as investigations continue. CANU, in a release, stated that no arrests were made.
In 2022, the drug enforcement unit unearthed and seized 21 weapons, comprising of one crossbow, eight shotguns and 12 pistols. In addition, 50 rounds of .22mm ammunition were confiscated, along with 25 rounds of .32 ammunition; 100 rounds of .38 ammunition; two rounds of .9mm short ammunition; 349 rounds of 9mm ammunition; 1,170 cartridges of 12-gauge ammunition, and 12 rounds of .45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol) ammunition.