Two held with guns at Land of Canaan

Two persons are now in police custody after they were allegedly found with two illegal firearms and matching rounds on Thursday.

According to a police press release, acting on information, ranks from ‘A’ Division stopped a car on the public road at Land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara, around 12.25 pm.

They conducted a search and subsequently found a .44 revolver and a 9mm pistol with 11 live matching rounds.

As such, the two occupants, a 41-year-old resident of Bel Air Park and a 22-year-old resident of North Sophia were taken into custody and are assisting the police with the investigation.

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