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Two held with grenades, M16 rifle and ammo

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia

The rifle, grenades, ammunition and other items that police said they seized on Wednesday (Guyana Police Force photo(

The police have arrested two men who were found with a quantity of armament in the South Ruimveldt area Wednesday.

According to the police, around  11.15 AM ranks of a police motor cycle Anti-Crime Patrol observed two men walking along Aubrey Barker Road, South Ruimveldt.

The force said that as the police ranks got closer to the men, one of them threw away a bag that he had in his possession.  

“The bag was retrieved by the police and found to contain an M16 rifle along with two magazines and 60 rounds ammunition, a fragmentation grenade and a concussion grenade.”

The two men are in police custody and are said to be assisting with the investigations.