Contractor fined for gun, ammo

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    A 48 year old contractor appeared in the Chaguanas Magistrate’s Court today charged with possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition.

    Mohan Bekaroo of Thompson Road, Palmiste, Longdenville, was during an anti-crime exercise on Monday.

    Acting on information, officers executed a search warrant at his home, where they found a Browning pistol along with 12 rounds of ammunition.

    Bekaroo pleaded guilty when he appeared before Magistrate Wendy Bally and was fined $10,000 on each count or in default three years hard labour.