RHONDOR DOWLAT-ROSTANT

Police are said to be investigating an alleged theft of a firearm at the President’s House in St Ann’s.

According to a police report, at about 2:30 pm on Wednesday, a Lance Corporal of the T&T Regiment assigned to the President’s house, who was on duty, secured his service issued pistol—a Sig Sauer P226 and two magazines and 30 rounds 9 mm ammunition—in a locker in the male dormitory and went away. He returned to dormitory later that day at about 6:30 pm, and discovered the locker broken into and the items missing.

The Lance Corporal told police that he gave no one permission to remove the weapon and ammunition.

The scene was visited by Ag Sgt Kamal who also carried out interviews; however, no useful information was obtained.

Investigations are continuing.