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Construction worker, wife arrested for guns, ammo, ganja possession

Police say they have arrested a construction worker and his wife in connection with the seizure of guns, ammunition, drugs and cash.

The Guyana Police Force said a third suspect is currently being sought.

The six-hour operation was conducted at Sophia on East Coast Demerara, which began around 10:30 p.m. netted the following items, police said:

1. a quantity of local and foreign currencies

2. two unlicensed firearms – an AK47 assault rifle and a pistol

3. 66 live ammunition

4. More than 32 kilogrammes of suspected cannabis.