Sunday 18 August, 2019

Five guns, ammo found at mosque in Central Trinidad

Five guns and several rounds of ammunition were found at a mosque in Central Trinidad on Thursday. 

One AK-47 assault rifle, two Baretta pistols, two pump action shotguns, a quantity of assorted ammunition, a ski mask and a firearm holster were found hidden in the ceiling of a mosque in Cunupia. Along with the guns, 23 rounds of 7.62mm ammo, 15 rounds of 9mm ammo, 16 rounds of .40mm ammo and 15 12 gauge cartridges were also discovered.

Officers of the Central Division responded to a report around 9:30AM after a labourer, who was conducting repairs in the mosque, found the items in the ceiling of the ladies washroom area.

Police responded and seized the weapons.

A search of the building was conducted, however, no other illegal items were found. No arrest was made in connection with the finds.

 

 

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