A 34-year-old man has been fined $360,000 for possession of a pen gun and ammunition.
Vidash Ramjit of Corner Ocean Avenue, Don Miguel, San Juan, pleaded guilty when he appeared at the San Fernando Magistrates’ Court yesterday.
Magistrate Anselm Leander and was fined hun $180,000 for possession of the gun, and $180,000 for possession of ammunition.
He has a period of six months to pay or in default serve a five-year sentence.
Ramjit was arrested during a road traffic exercise along the Cipero Road, Golconda, San Fernando.
His vehicle was stopped and searched, officers finding a brass coloured cylindrical metal object resembling that of ammunition and a metal cylindrical object with what appeared to be barrel, a cocking device, a breach block with a firing pin.