Three held in Debe for gun possession, P Ville man detained with weed
Four people were charged on Sunday during separate exercises in the Southern Division.
Twenty-eight-year-old Shane Bhim of Debe, 29-year-old Al Ali of Diamond Village and 29-year-old Kasraj Ramrattan of Debe were jointly charged for possession of a firearm and ammunition.
In a separate incident, Kelsey Grahthume of Pleasantville was charged for possession of cannabis by PC Ramadhin.
All four were scheduled to appear virtually at the San Fernando Magistrates’ Court today.
According to a statement from the police service (TTPS), officers on mobile patrol responded to a report of explosions along Samai Trace, Debe.
They reportedly observed three men seated on a bench in the area.
They allegedly fled on seeing the police but were apprehended a short distance away.
A search was conducted where the men had been sitting and one .38 Smith and Wesson revolver with two rounds of .38spl ammunition was allegedly found.
The suspects were taken to the Marabella Police Station and were subsequently charged by WPC Renne.
The exercise, which took place between 3 pm and 9 pm, also targeted areas known for illegal drug activity in the Debe, La Romain and Pleasantville districts.
It was coordinated by Snr Supt Yusuff Gaffar, Supt Nobee, ASP Ali Mohammed, Insp Teeluck, Sgt Joseph and was supervised by Cpl Bahadur.
From left to right: Al Ali, Kasraj Ramrattan, Shane Bim, Kesley Grathume