Sunday 20 October, 2019

Man to appear in court on firearm charges

A 20-year-old man is expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate on Monday after he was held with a loaded firearm.

The suspect, who is from Paramin Village, Maraval, was held on Sunday night during a police exercise by officers of the Western Division Task Force.

The officers, comprising of PC McClean and PC Sahadath, were on patrol in Paramin Village, when around 7 pm, they stopped the man, who is known to them, in front of Kool Breeze Bar.

They searched him and found a revolver loaded with five rounds of ammunition, as well as a quantity of marijuana in a pouch around the man’s neck.

As a result of this find, the suspect was immediately taken to the Four Roads Police Station where he was questioned and charged.

PC Sahadath is the charging officer in this matter.

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