[www.inewsguyana.com] – The government’s gun amnesty initiative continues to receive a positive response as a number of persons are turning in their illegal guns and ammunition to various police stations across the country.
As of Monday, September 07, the following firearms and ammunition have been handed in by citizens in response to the firearm amnesty:
‘A’ Division (Georgetown/East Bank Demerara)
1,191 rounds 7.62×51 ammunition; two .22 pistols and three magazines along with 55 rounds .22 ammunition; one shotgun with one cartridge; one 9mm Luger pistol with nine matching rounds; one .32 Walter pistol with one magazine, along with 193 matching rounds.
‘D’ Division (West Demerara/East Bank Essequibo)
One 9mm magazine; three 16 gauge shotgun cartridges and three 20 gauge shotgun cartridges.
‘F’ Division (Interior Locations)
One 20 gauge shotgun and one 16 gauge shotgun
The Police stations where firearms can be handed in are the Timehri, Ruimveldt, East La Penitence, Brickdam and Alberttown police stations. In ‘B’ Division guns can be turned in at the Fort Wellington, Blairmont, Central, Albion, Whim, No.51, Springlands and Mibicuri police stations. In ‘C’ division, the police stations are: Sparendaam, Beterverwagting, Vigilance, Cove and John, Mahaica and Mahaicony.