Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Minors among six held with gun in car

Three minors were among six persons arrested after officers seized a firearm and a quantity of ammunition during an anti-crime exercise in the Arima district on Monday night.

Officers of the Arima Criminal Investigations Department were on mobile patrol along Mausica Lands, Arima, around 7.30pm, when on reaching the vicinity of Alenore Gardens, they had cause to stop and search a silver Nissan AD motor vehicle with six occupants.

The search resulted in officers finding a pistol loaded with five rounds of ammunition, one black imitation pistol and two masks in the vehicle.

Six male suspects ages 16 to 20, from the Arima, La Horquetta and Malabar districts, were held in connection with the finds.

Investigations are ongoing.

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