By Admin. Updated 2:10 p.m., Friday, December 16, 2022, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4).
Police in St. Vincent and the Grenadines say they have seized multiple weapons including rifles and ammunition in recent operations.
The weapons were intercepted at the port in Kingstown on December 15.
One person was arrested and is a suspect.
The weapons which were imported into SVG include six hand guns and two rifles, and 200 rounds of 7.62 ammunition.
It was a collaborative effort between the police and Customs Department.
The police revealed their discovery at a press conference on Friday hosted by the Commissioner of Police – Mr. Colin John to update the media and the nation on matters of national security.
Up to press time, this country recorded 39 homicides for 2022, so far.
Commissioner of Police Colin John thanked the Customs Department and the Narcotics Unit in the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force.
The weapons include a high-powered rifle which can be concealed without much effort, 9 millimeter pistols.
The rounds are powerful enough to go through a bulletproof vest.