Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 18, 2016 (RSCNPF): A stop and search of four persons on Saturday night (January 16) by the Special Services Unit of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force has netted another illegal firearm with matching ammunition.
At approximately 10.20pm, four persons of interest were stopped and searched in the Nevis Street area. The search yielded one (1), 9mm pistol and a magazine containing six (6) rounds of ammunition. The four persons are in police custody assisting with the investigation.
This is the second illegal firearm seizure this month. The first earlier this month resulted one person being sentenced to three years in prison for possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition.
A total of twenty-one (21) illegal firearms were seized by the Police in 2015.