A 36-year-old labourer from Penal was denied bail when he appeared virtually before Senior Magistrate (Ag) Aden Stroude at the Siparia Magistrates’ Court yesterday.
Travis Ali , aka ‘Fox’, who is charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition, was remanded into custody and the matter was postponed to May 18th.

According to police reports, around 6 am on April 30th a party of officers executed a search warrant for firearms and ammunition at a house at Beckles Street, Penal. Officers searched the premises, where they allegedly found a firearm fitted with a magazine, which contained ten rounds of ammunition.

PC Seepersad then arrested and later charged the accused with possession of a firearm and ammunition. The exercise was led by Sgt Haynes, Cpl Lake, PC Seepersad and officers of the Siparia CID and SWDTF