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Chateau Margot villager says illegal gun was found on St. Cuthbert’s Mission trail

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 January 2021, 11:46 by Denis Chabrol

A man from Chateau Margot, East Coast Demerara is in police custody in connection with the seizure of a gun from his home.

The 43-year old man told police that he had found the gun on the St. Cuthbert’s Mission trail.

Investigators say they went to the man’s home Friday afternoon shortly before 4 PM and  found the point-38 revolver and matching ammunition in a case in his verandah.

Police say the gun does not have a serial number.

The man has been taken to the  Cove and John Police Station where the firearm has been lodged and he has been detained.