The firearms and ammunition seized by members of the North-Eastern Division Task Force (NEDTF), during the operation in Malick on Saturday 10 October 2020. (Image: TTPS)

A member of the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment is among two men currently assisting officers of the North-Eastern Division Task Force (NEDTF) with their investigations into the seizure of three firearms and an assortment of ammunition.

The men, ages 37 and 39 years respectively, were arrested following an intelligence-led operation on Saturday 10th October 2020, in which several search warrants were executed in the Councilman Circular, Upper Seventh Avenue, Malick area.

According to official police reports, police officers proceeded to search a bushy area to the back of a home of one of the suspects.

There, they allegedly found two Glock 17 pistols with automatic selectors, one homemade shotgun, three rifle magazines, 34 rounds of 5.56 ammunition, 20 rounds of 9 mm ammunition, and three ski masks.

The items were seized and taken for forensic processing.

The two men were immediately arrested pending further enquiries.