first_imgA businessman is now in Police custody after he unsystematically discharged a loaded firearm on New Year’s Day along Broad Street, Georgetown.According to reports received, the Police ranks were patrolling the La Penitence area when they heard two loud explosions that appeared to be gunshots.They proceeded to the area and upon arrival, they observed the intoxicated businessman holding a firearm in his hands.The unidentified man was asked to produce his licence and did so without hesitation. Guyana Times understands that the man was arrested after being told of the allegation.Nevertheless, his firearm, a .32 Taurus pistol, was seized and lodged. Two spent shells were discovered in the area.Meanwhile, according to a Police source, the businessman is refusing to have his hands swabbed and is still in custody assisting with the investigation.last_img

Businessman arrested for discharging loaded firearm

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