Two illicit guns found in car held over fireworks

On December 29 last, the police say that a hire car was impounded at a Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA)  bond at Springlands, Corentyne after it was found with a quantity of fireworks and other items on Line Path, Skeldon by Enforcement Officers of the said agency.

About 5.15 pm on Saturday acting on information received, a thorough search was conducted on the said impounded vehicle in the presence of the driver and two unlicensed firearms were found in the bonnet compartment; one a .32 pistol and the other a single barrel shotgun which was disassembled, the police said.

The driver who has since denied any knowledge of the illegal weapons, is in police custody assisting with the investigation.

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