‘Soldier’ in custody over illegal gun, ammo

A 40-year-old miner and businessman is now in custody of the Police in Region One, having been detained at the Port Kaituma Waterfront in the Baraima-Waini community of Region One last evening at about 21:00hrs with a firearm and two and a half dozen live rounds of 9mm ammunition.

The gun and ammunition which were found on the businessman

According to the Guyana Police Force (GPF), lawmen acting on intelligence went to the Waterfront area at about 21:00h and contacted the suspect, a resident of Land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara who goes by the alias “Soldier,” and a search of his person discovered the ammunition. He is being processed for court.