Mining company gun loaned to unauthorized worker, 2 in custody

Police ranks of ‘F’ Division about 08:45hrs this morning arrested a maintenance worker of a mining company, at the Bartica Stelling.
According to the police, a 9mm pistol with six live rounds which is the property of the mining company was found in his possession and he was not authorized to carry same.
Police have also detained another staff member who is authorized to use the company’s firearm.
He reportedly told investigators that he had given the weapon to his co-worker, a resident of Coconut Walk, Albouystown, to keep for a short while.


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