Cuyuni police apprehend Venezuelan with ammo

The 7.62×39 round of ammunition that was found.

A Venezuelan national was arrested on Thursday after he was found with five rounds of ammunition by police on patrol at the Eteringbang Landing, Cuyuni River.

The 7.62 ×51 rounds of ammunition that were found.

Police said the 37-year-old man was travelling in a speed boat that was intercepted.  Upon stopping, police said a search was carried out, and what appeared to be four 7.62×51 rounds and a 7.62×39 round were found.

The man was told of the offence and escorted to the Eteringbang Police Station, where he was placed in custody.  Charges are expected to be brought against him this week.

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