Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Businessman held with gun

A 54-year-old man is expected to appear before a Couva magistrate tomorrow after he was held with a loaded firearm.

The man, said to be the owner of a hardware store owner, was arrested on Sunday during police exercises by officers of the Central Division Task Force.

The officers, led by Sgt Persad and Cpl Bassant, received information which led them to the business place along the Gran Couva main road where a search warrant was executed.

The premises was searched and the officers allegedly found and seized the loaded weapon.

As a result, the businessman was arrested.

He was questioned and is expected to be charged today with the intention of bringing him before the courts tomorrow.