Tobago man among two held for possession of arms, ammunition

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 13:45

Two men were arrested and a revolver and one round of ammunition seized during an anti-crime exercise by officers of Point Fortin Police Station over the weekend.

Officers conducted the exercise around 11 am on Saturday, during which they proceeded to Pundit Street, Capde-Ville, where they observed three men seated on the steps of a dilapidated house.

Upon seeing the officers, the men ran off.

However, two of the suspects were subsequently held.

A search of the area where the men were seated, resulted in one revolver and one round of 5.38mm ammunition being seized.

The suspects; a 32-year-old of Tobago and another 32-year-old of Cap-de-Ville, were arrested in connection with the finds.

The search continues for the third suspect.

 The exercise included Cpl Naresh Bajan and PC Arnold Maharaj, along with officers of the Point Fortin CID.