One man was arrested, two pistols and quantities of ammunition seized, by officers of the Ste. Madeleine Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Princes Town district yesterday.
Officers conducted the exercise on Sunday 15th September 2019, during which they proceeded to a bushy area at St. Charles Road, Princes Town, where they found a makeshift camp occupied by one male suspect.
A search of the camp resulted in officers finding a black bag containing a Sphinx pistol loaded with a magazine containing seven rounds of ammunition and a Beretta pistol also loaded with a magazine containing seven rounds of ammunition.
The suspect; a 41-year-old man of New Colonial Road, Barrackpore was arrested in connection with the finds.
Investigations are ongoing.