Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Two held after guns, ammo seized at Kingston Wharves

The guns that were seized at Kingston Wharves on Wednesday.

The guns that were seized at Kingston Wharves on Wednesday.

Two men have been detained by police following a gun and ammunition seizure at Kingston Wharves on Wednesday.

Police report that a snap operation was conducted in the afternoon at Berth 7, and a search of a barrell - being shipped by a man from the United States to a St Andrew-based man - containing grocery items revealed nine pistols, an Uzi submachine gun and 26 magazines and ammunition. 

Two men, a taxi operator and the man who was due to receive the goods, were held in connection to the seizure.

More details will be provided as soon as they become available.

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