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Traffic cop finds handgun on road

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia

Police were Thursday night checking their database to ascertain who might be then owner of a handgun that was found on the East Bank Demerara Public Road.

A traffic policeman found the .32 Taurus Pistol and 12 matching rounds on the Bagotstown Public Road in the vicinity of Gossai’s Liquor Store about 5:30 PM Thursday.

Police sources said the serial number on the weapon was visible and would be used to determine if it was owned by a licensed firearm owner.

The Guyana Police Force also traces firearms by submitting the relevant information to foreign agencies and organisations.