An AK-47 assault rifle and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the Central Division during an anti-crime exercise in the Enterprise district yesterday, police said in a statement issued Friday.
It is the second such weapon seized by police in the past week.
The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Inraj Balram and supervised by ASP (Ag.) Richard Smith of the Central Division Special Crime Unit, and including members of the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit, the Canine Unit and the Longdenville Police post, was conducted between 11 am and 11 pm on Thursday.
Acting on information, the officers proceeded to Dass Trace, Enterprise, where they conducted an extensive search of the area, which resulted in the assault rifle and a magazine containing 77 rounds of .762mm ammunition, being discovered.
No arrest was made in connection with the find.
The photo accompanying this article is not the exact weapon found by police but is used to show what an AK-47 weapon looks like.