Man arrested over stolen shotgun belonging to security firm


A 27-year-old man of South Sophia was on Wednesday arrested after he admitted to hiding a shotgun belonging to a security guard at Aubrey Barker Road, South Ruimveldt, Georgetown.

Police said ranks from Regional Division 4 ’A’, acting on information received, between 14:20hrs and 15:20hrs carried out a raid at Plum Park, Sophia.

Several persons were searched, including the man. Upon being questioned, he admitted that he and another man had stolen the shotgun.

He then took the ranks to a ‘ball field’ at Plum Park where the shotgun was found. The said firearm is the property of CMC Security Service, which was allegedly stolen from the security guard while he was on duty in South Ruimveldt on the July 31, 2022.

The man is presently in custody assisting with investigations.

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