Chef held after cops find shotgun

The shotgun and other items that were found.

A 38-year-old chef was taken into custody on Friday after a search conducted at a mining camp at Kupang Backdam, Cuyuni River, unearthed an unlicensed shotgun and a quantity of ammunition.

The discovery was made around 10 am on Friday.

A police source said ranks, acting on intelligence received, went to the mining camp, where they conducted a search and discovered the items.

Apart from the shotgun, they also found 29 live cartridges and an empty cartridge casing.

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