Soldier, three others arrested with illegal shotgun, revolver

About 1030h. today, police ranks on “Operation Dragnet” stopped a motor vehicle with obscure number plates at Regent Street and Avenue of the Republic, Georgetown, and conducted a search during which an unlicensed sawn-off pump action shotgun and an unlicensed .38 revolver with six matching rounds were found.

The police say that the vehicle was being driven by a Lance Corporal of the Guyana Defence Force who was dressed in uniform and a hood. He and three other men who were in the vehicle have been arrested and are in police custody assisting with the investigations.

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