16 arrested as Operation Strike Back continues

Sixteen persons have been arrested in connection with firearm, narcotics and robbery offences in the most recent operation strike back exercises by the police services.

Exercises were conducted early yesterday in the Arima, Morvant and Tunapuna districts.

Police report seizure of two firearms and 131 rounds of ammunition, during the operation, as well as the destruction of one thousand fully grown marijuana plants and 1,500 seedlings.

The exercises, which took place in the Northern Division, were spearheaded by ACPs Mcdonald Jacob and Jayson Forde and included officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force and Port-of-Spain division.

 

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