Five persons are presently in police custody following the discovery of a shotgun and a large quantity of pellets at Mazaruni on Sunday morning.
Based on police information, at about 08:00hrs, ranks attached to the Police “F” Division were on an ATV patrol in Kurubang Backdam, Mazaruni when they came upon a camp at the location.
The ranks conducted a search and a twelve gauge single barrel shot gun with approximately 100 pellets were discovered.
As such, the suspects, who were utilizing the camp, are being questioned.
Investigations are ongoing.