Lethem rifles not used in crimes here
- traced to US, other countries
The 10 automatic rifles that were discovered during a raid on a house at Tabatinga, Lethem last month have not been linked as yet to any crimes here, according to ballistic tests, but police do have information that the weapons were passed through several countries, including the United States.
Security sources had said that from all indications the weapons along with matching ammunition and other items had been smuggled into Guyana and there are suspicions that they came from neighbouring Brazil and were to be later transported to the city once a deal was reached.
Around 3 pm on October 1, police raided the house and found the automatic rifles along with matching ammunition, two shrapnel hand grenades, radio sets and a …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.