(SNO) – Three males were arrested in Castries city on Thursday evening in connection with the discovery of an unlicensed firearm, according to reports.
Information reaching our newsroom is that some time after 7 p.m., police officers stopped a motor vehicle in the vicinity of the Castries Constituency Council office and carried out a search of the vehicle which had the three males on board.
During the search, a Glock pistol was reportedly recovered and the trio was arrested.
Two of the suspects are reportedly residents of Vieux Fort while the other is a national of Trinidad and Tobago.
No additional information was available.
This is the second recent incident of an illegal Glock pistol being recovered by police in Castries.
On Thursday, June 21, 2018, around 10 a.m., a 32-year-old male from Bisée, Castries was the driver of a black Chevrolet motor vehicle that was stopped by police on High Street in Castries.
A Glock 40 pistol and seven rounds of ammunition were found in the vehicle during a search by the lawmen.
He was arrested and charged.