The illegal weapon seized by police during the Strike Back 3 exercise in Gran Couva, on Wednesday 28 July 2021. (Image: TTPS)
RHONDOR DOWLAT-ROSTANT

A man was arrested for being in possession of a firearm and ammunition during an Operation Strike Back 3 exercise in Gran Couva, on Wednesday July 28th.

During the exercise, a search warrant for firearms and ammunition was executed at a house located at Pepper Village, Gran Couva.  Police found a firearm and ammunition during the search.

The officers took possession of the firearm and ammunition, and one man was arrested.

The exercise was coordinated by Snr Supt Lucia Winchester, ASP Ramdass and Insp Phillip, directly supervised by Cpl Charles and included personnel from the SDTF.

Investigations are continuing.