A special police constable and another man were granted bail on firearm-related charges when they appeared in court on Monday, September 30, police said in a press release.
The officer, Jayvan John, a resident of La Clery, Castries, and Lathony Blanchard, a resident of Corinth, Gros Islet were on Sunday, September 29 both charged for the possession of firearm and ammunition without a valid licence contrary to section 22 of the firearms act, police said.
Both men were granted bail in the sum of $5,000 cash or suitable surety on each count when they appeared in the second district court on Monday, Sep 30, police said.
The court also ordered the defendants to surrender their travel documents and report once weekly to a police station.
Police said both men were arrested on Friday, September 27 in Vieux Fort after a firearm was recovered during a search of a vehicle the men were travelling in.