Four from Central Park get bail on gun, ammo and

Four people— three men and an 18-year-old woman have been granted a total of $600,000 surety bail by a Couva magistrate charged with different gun-related and narcotic offences.

Police allegedly found four guns, 78 rounds of assorted ammunition and a quantity of marijuana on Thursday at in a house at Central Park in Balmain, Couva, where the accused were staying.

Today, they faced Couva magistrate Christine Charles. The woman and her boyfriend, 23, were jointly charged with having a gun and ammunition. They were each granted $100,000 bail.

Police charged a 22-year-old man with having two guns, ammunition and 668 grammes of marijuana. The fourth accused, 27, was charged with having a gun, ammunition and 5.5 kilogrammes of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

Detective Constable Ramoutar of the Couva CID laid the charges and Sgt Ranjitsingh prosecuted.

Police said a team of officers from the Couva CID, Central Division Task Force (south) and Special Branch searched the house at about 6 am and found the illegal items. ASP Richard Smith spearheaded the exercise.

The magistrate granted the two men $200,000 each to cover their charges and adjourned the case to October 1.


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