Police ranks in Regional Division #7 (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) on Saturday arrested a Brazilian national following the discovery of a firearm and matching ammunition during a supermarket search at Puruni Landing.
According to reports, the ranks, who were on patrol duties at Puruni Landing, received certain information and proceeded to Sky Supermarket in the area sometime around 16:45hrs.
Upon arrival, the ranks requested to carry out searches in the business place, and permission was granted.
He was arrested and escorted to the Bartica Police Station and placed into custody. He is presently assisting with ongoing investigations