Chinese transnational criminals arrested with million-dollar gun, ammo – police

Last Updated on Tuesday, 9 July 2024, 22:43 by Writer

The cash that the Guyana Police Force said was seized from the three Chinese persons at a city hotel.

Three Chinese persons were Tuesday arrested at a city hotel and GY$39 million as well as a handgun and ammunition were seized, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) said.

Investigators suspected that the trio was “part of a transnational criminal group involved in gold smuggling and other illegal activities.”

In a statement titled “criminal network dismantled”, the GPF said the two men and one w0man were arrested as part of an “inter-agency intelligence operation.”

The Guyana Police Force said a one 9mm pistol with fifteen matching rounds of ammunition were seized.