Gun seized in Sangre Grande – one man arrested

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Gun seized in Sangre Grande – one man arrested

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.