Rifle found wrapped in CEPEP clothing

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 12:30

One rifle, hidden in a bushy area, is found by officers of the InterAgency Task Force Strike Team, during an anti-crime exercise in the Laventille district.

The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Simbonath Rajkumar, took place between 2:30am and 6:00am on Tuesday 10th July, 2018.

Around 4:00am, officers proceeded to a bushy area at Straker Village, Picton Road, Laventille, where a search was conducted.

The search yielded one SKS rifle wrapped in a pair of green pants with the letters “CEPEP”, printed on the item; and concealed in a black plastic bag. PC Kishore Omardath, of the IATF Strike Team, is continuing enquiries.