Police man found with unlicensed gun, ammo ; four others arrested

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 March 2016, 13:04 by Denis Chabrol

A Berbice-based policeman has been placed under close arrest after an unlicensed gun was found in his possession. 

Four other men in whose company he was on three motorcycles have been arrested.

Police said during yesterday Saturday March 26, 2016, ranks of a police traffic patrol stopped a group of five men who were on three CG motor cycles at Norton Street and Louisa Row, Georgetown.
A search was subsequently carried out on the men and an unlicensed 9mm. pistol with 15 rounds was found on one of them who is a Police Constable stationed in ‘B’ Division (Berbice).
He has been placed under close arrest while the other four men have been arrested and are in custody assisting with the investigations.
The motor cycles have been seized by the police.