Police seize AK-47 during anti-crime exercise

Police seize AK-47 rifle during anti-crime exercise in Couva.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

An assault rifle was discovered by officers of the Couva Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Couva district, over the weekend.

Officers conducted the exercise, between 12:00pm and 4:00pm, on Saturday 18th November, 2017.

Shooting outside police officer's house

The Police Service is reporting on a shooting incident outside of the home of a police officer but does not say whether the officer was the target.

A statement from the Police Service says that officer later found several spent shells on the street outside his home.

The following is the full release from the Police Service: