Miner arrested with unlicensed firearm


Police ranks just after mid-day today arrested a 46yr old male of Mongrippa Hill, Bartica for unlawful Possession of a firearm and a quantity of live ammunition, at Itaballi Check Point.

About 13:00hrs the ranks conducted a search of the suspect’s vehicle and found an unlicensed .32 Taurus pistol and a forty-one (41) live matching rounds, hidden behind the driver’s seat.

The suspect who is a miner/driver has since admitted ownership of the firearm and ammunition. He is being processed for court.

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