1 nabbed as Police seize fire crackers in Essequibo Coast

first_imgIn an exercise aimed at clamping down on fire crackers that flood the markets around this time of year, Police in G Division (Essequibo Coast-Islands) have arrested a young man after he was found in possession of a quantity of explosives.The suspect, a 21-year-old from Kitty, Georgetown, was taken into custody at about 16:00h on Saturday on the Essequibo Coast.Based on information reaching Guyana Times, a party of Policemen conducted a raid for explosives at the Anna Regina and Charity Markets, where a total of 10 stalls were searched.During the exercise, a total of 47 boxes of mini ‘Cicciolo’, 97 ‘Golden Blaze’, 36 ‘Shark’ and 40 boxes of ‘Mini Beng’ were found in the suspect’s possession at the Charity Market.The man was subsequently arrested and taken to the Charity Police Station. Meanwhile, the fire crackers found were lodged with the subordinate officer in charge of the station.last_img

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