The shotgun seized by police officers during the search of the home of one of the robbery suspects. (Image: TTPS)

Officers of the Couva CID arrested three men yesterday, in connection with a robbery which occurred in Preysal Village on Saturday 24th October 2020.

Official police reports state that the men, ranging in age from 19 to 22 years old, entered the premises of the establishment and relieved the merchants of the day’s sales at gunpoint.

The team of officers, which included personnel from Couva and Freeport CID, Couva Warrants and Gran Couva Police Station, made the arrest after conducting extensive investigations into the incident.

A release from the TTPS confirms that police officers, while conducting a search of a suspect’s home, also seized a homemade 12-gauge shotgun, as well as several other items of evidential importance.

Enquiries are continuing.