Mabura miner found by cops with semi-automatic pistol

The semi-automatic pistol and ammunition that was found.

A gold miner was arrested yesterday morning after he was allegedly found in possession of an unlicensed semi-automatic firearm and a quantity of matching ammunition.

The Guyana Police Force said that the 33-year-old Mabura Landing, Upper Demerara River resident was arrested around 9.45am yesterday at Seaballi Backdam, Upper Demerara River, after he was found with an unlicensed .380 semi-automatic pistol and 22 live matching rounds.

He is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow at the Linden Magistrate’s Court.

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