3 nabbed with gun, drugs

first_imgPolice in F Division (Interior Locations) have arrested and charged three persons following the discovery of an unlicensed firearm and a quantity of narcotics in separate incidents at Kurubang Backdam, Potaro River, Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni).In the first case, as a result of intelligence gathered, Police ranks went to Kurubang Backdam about 13:40h on Monday and arrested a 22-year-old miner of Kopinang Village, Potaro River, after he was found in possession of an unlicensed single-barrel shotgun and three live 12-gauge cartridges.On Tuesday about 04:00h, acting on information received, Police went to a camp at Kurubang Backdam and conducted a search, during which they found 338 grams of cannabis.A 33-year-old miner and his 29-year-old wife of Grove, East Bank Demerara, were subsequently taken into custody.The three suspects have since been charged, and were expected to appear at the Bartica Magistrate’s Court today for arraignment.last_img read more