Venezuelan boat captain cops to having illegal gun

A Venezuelan boat captain yesterday admitted to being found with an illegal gun by police.

Joel Pereira Rodrigues, 29, pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of a .38 revolver while not being the holder of a firearm licence when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. He was, however, remanded to prison in light of the absence of a representative from the Venezuelan Embassy at yesterday’s proceedings.

Addressing the court through an interpreter, Rodrigues, 29, pleaded guilty …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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