Men nabbed with sub-machine gun released


first_imgThe seven men who were arrested during an intelligence operation on September 24, 2019 during which a sub-machine gun and a quantity of ammunition were discovered at a Church Street, South Cummingsburg, Georgetown premises have been released from Police custody.The Police stated that the discovery was made around 14:30h on September 24, 2019 during an intelligence-led operation, where a number of items were discovered.Some of the items found in a storeroom of the premises, where a well-known businessman’s son was staying at the time included a sub-machine gun, with its serial number filed off; three magazines; a silencer; 120 live rounds of .45 ammunition and an AK-47 magazine.However, the Police stated that one of the suspects arrested was a licensed firearm holder.When Guyana Times contacted acting Crime Chief Michael Kingston, he related that the men were released from custody after legal advice was sought in the matter.According to the Crime Chief, a number of persons reside at the premises where the operation was carried out. He further stated that no charges would be brought against the men.last_img read more