Penal man charged with possession of gun, ammunition

A Penal man is expected to appear before a Siparia Magistrate, charged with possession of firearm and ammunition, after he was arrested by officers of the South Western Division Task Force (SWDTF), during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Santa Flora district.

Kevin Ramsaran, 22, a welder, of Katwaroo Branch Trace, Penal, was arrested around 5:20pm, on Saturday 18th August, 2018, after the Mitsubishi Pajero motor vehicle he was driving was stopped and searched by officers during a roadblock exercise, along Field Road, Bennette Village, Santa Flora.

The search resulted in one Glock pistol, loaded with a magazine containing 15 rounds of 9mm ammunition being discovered partially hidden under a mat on the driver’s side of the vehicle.

PC Brandon Joseph of the SWDTF, laid the charge on Saturday 18th August, 2018.