Saturday 24 August, 2019

Two Diego Martin men to appear in court for gun possession

A 21-year-old man was expected to appear before the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition by Western Division officers.

Shaquille Hosein of Richplain, Diego Martin, was arrested during an anti-crime exercise in his hometown on November 16.

During the exercise, Western Division Task Force (WDTF) officers observed a man standing along Unity Road.

He attempted to run away when officers chased and subsequently caught and searched the suspect.

The search resulted in a Llama Max II pistol and 14 rounds of .45mm rounds of ammunition found in his possession.

Hosein was charged by PC Sahadath of the WDTF.

In a separate incident, a 27-year-old man of Richplain, Diego Martin, was arrested during an exercise held on November 21.

Jehlano Wilson was charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition after officers discovered the items hidden under the seat of a white Nissan Almera which he was driving at the time.

He appeared before a Port of Spain Magistrate on November 26 and was remanded into custody. The matter was adjourned to December 5.

Wilson’s charges were laid by acting Cpl Khan of the WDTF.

 

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