Barbados police seize guns, ammunition shipped among car parts from Trinidad

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 07:00

Barbados police have seized a significant cache of guns and ammunition that arrived by sea from Trinidad, hidden among vehicle parts.

A total of 16 firearms and 593 rounds of assorted ammunition were found in four separate operations.

Police say that over 400 rounds of ammunition and six firearms were seized at the Bridgetown Port as a result of an intelligence-led operation involving Customs Enforcement Officers and Members of the Anti-Gun Unit.

Police have detained several people for questioning.