‘Suspicious’ men held at Grove with guns

A 19-year-old student and his 23-year-old friend were on Saturday night arrested after they were found with one gun each on their person at Grove, on the East Bank of Demerara.

At around 8pm on Saturday, police ranks on a motorcycle patrol in the Grove Police Station District said that they saw the men acting suspiciously and stopped and searched them,  a press statement from the Guyana Police Force informed.

A .38 revolver with six live rounds was found concealed on the  23-year-old, who said that he worked in the interior but is from of Wismar, Linden while a .38 revolver without ammunition was found on his companion, the 19 year old.

The student said that he attends a training institution and lives at Block “Y”, Grove Housing Scheme, EBD.

Up to press time they were both being processed for arraignment today at the Providence Magistrate’s Court.

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