Police arrested 2 for possession of illegal gun, ammo

The shotgun and cartridges found

Two persons are now in Police custody following the discovery of an unlicensed shotgun and two live cartridges in Cuyuni River, Region Seven (Cuyuni/Mazaruni).

Based on reports received, police ranks acting on information received went to a popular shop at Melongy Landing, Cuyuni River where they conducted a search.

The shotgun and cartridges found

It was during the search; the shotgun and ammunition were found. Two men were arrested and are assisting with investigations.

This comes a few days after Police in G Division found two shotgun locks, four shotgun chokes, one shotgun pistol grip, one mini mag light, one shotgun choke spanner, and a number of shotgun pellets buried on a farm at Adventure, Essequibo Coast.

Two pairs of socks, two handguards and two knee guards were also found at the location. No arrests were made.