The illegal weapon seized at the scene, by police. (Image: TTPS)

Five Venezuelan nationals and one Trinidad and Tobago national were arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition in the Southern Division, yesterday. 

According to official police reports, at about 7:00 pm on Thursday 2nd April 2020, Cpl (Ag.), Bahadur and a party of officers acting on information received, intercepted a silver Mitsubishi Libero station wagon at the intersection of Todd Street and the Rienzi Kirton Highway, San Fernando.

The officers searched the vehicle and discovered one Browning pistol with nine rounds of ammunition. 

Five men, ages 18 to 26 years, and one female, aged 26 years—all residing in the Southern district—were arrested and taken to the San Fernando Police Station for processing. 

Enquiries are continuing.