Better Hope taxi driver, wife held over illegal gun

An intelligence-led operation conducted by ranks of the Guyana Police Force’s Narcotics Branch on Tuesday afternoon at Latchmie Street, Better Hope, ECD, has resulted in the arrest of a 32-year-old taxi driver and his 34-year-old reputed wife who is a member of the Guyana Defence Force.

The arrests came after an unlicensed 9mm pistol with seven matching rounds was found in their house; a matching 9mm spent shell was also found in the yard.

Investigations are in progress.

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