Police have arrested a Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara man after he was found in possession of an unlicensed weapon and just over 16 ounces of raw gold.
A Police report said the 41-year-old man was spotted at the Supenaam stelling and ranks decided to question the man after he started to act in a suspicious manner.
During the questioning, a search was carried out on the man, and the Police ranks found the 9mm weapon and six live rounds stashed in his haversack along with the two pieces of raw gold.
The man remains in Police custody and his gun and raw gold have been confiscated. An investigation has been launched by the Police.