One man was arrested for being in possession of a firearm and ammunition during an anti-crime exercise conducted in Sangre Grande between the hours of 9:45am and 11am on Monday 21st December 2020.
During the exercise, a warrant was executed for firearms and ammunition at a home on Mc Shine Street, Sangre Grande, where during the search a Taurus pistol and nine rounds of 40 calibre ammunition were found and seized. PC Singh conducted further enquiries and charged Ravi Ramtahal, 23, for possession of a firearm and ammunition. The accused is due to appear virtually at the Sangre Grande Magistrates’ Court today.
The exercise was coordinated by Ag/Snr Supt Aguilal, supervised by Ag/Cpl Ramnarine and included PC Cielto, PC Singh and PC Samuel of the Eastern Division Special Operations Unit and PC Ramkisson and PC West of the Sangre Grande CID.