Brazilians among trio held with shotgun, ammo in Central Rupununi

Three men, including two Brazilians, have been taken into custody after they were allegedly found in possession of an unlicensed shotgun and a quantity of ammunition in Central Rupununi.

According to a police statement, the items were found by ranks of the Joint Services during routine patrols in Central Rupununi.

A 43-year-old Guyanese, who hails from South Rupununi, was allegedly found in possession of eight ammunition components, while the two Brazilians, ages 43 and 48, were found with a 28-gauge single barrel shotgun and five live cartridges.

The men are being processed for court, police noted.

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