Miner nabbed, gun found after gold stolen

first_imgFive persons, including the victim, are currently in Police custody over stolen raw gold. The incident occurred at about 11:00h at Takutu Backdam, Puruni Main Road, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni).The Police stated that they received a report of an alleged simple larceny committed on a 33-year-old gold miner of a quantity of raw gold and as a result, ranks from the Bartica Police Station responded.However, during the course of the investigation, the officers discovered an unlicensed single barrel shotgun.The Police have since arrested five persons, including the victim and a female who are in custody assisting with the investigation as it continues.last_img