By Leroy Smith
[www.inewsguyana.com] – Police Lance Corporal, Longhorn was forced to strip off his clothes on Thursday evening as he plunged into a trench to recover a firearm which was allegedly tossed by the driver of a motorcar.
iNews understands that at approximately 21.35 hrs, the police ranks were conducting a patrol exercise along Laing Avenue, West Ruimveldt, when they stopped motorcar PMM 6285 to carry out a routine search.
Reports indicate that as the driver of the car was about to stop, he tossed a “shiny looking object” into the trench; however it did not escape the eyes of the police rank who questioned him about it.
The man initially denied that he threw anything into the trench but after intense questioning from the police, he buckled under pressure and admitted that it was a firearm.
The police rank then decided to strip to the underwear, plunged into the trench, where he was able to recover a 9mm pistol with its serial number filed off.
The ranks also managed to recover twelve rounds of live ammunition and one magazine. The driver of the car has been identified as Orin David, 30, of Laing Avenue.