Police say Mahaica businessman, wife held over pistol, bribe offer

The police say that a forty-one year old businessman of Helena # 1, Mahaica, East Coast Demerara was yesterday afternoon arrested with an unlicensed .32 Pistol, fifty (50) .32 and seventeen (17) 9 MM live ammunition.
According to a press release today, police ranks acting on intelligence swooped down on the suspect’s home about 22:55hrs and conducted a search, during which the illegal weapon and ammunition were found in his bedroom
Shortly after, the suspect’s forty year old wife went to the Mahaica Police Station where she offered a bribe of $525,000 to one of the investigating ranks to forego the charges against her husband.
She has since been arrested and the money lodged.
Both are being processed for court.

The gun and ammo (Police photo)

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