Police say that acting on information, they went to a location in the vicinity of Hadfield and Leopold Streets, they saw a male 24 year=old as Sadiyq Hunte, a baker of Durban Street.
It was noted that the suspect was standing along the western side of Leopold Street, upon noticing the Police vehicle, he dropped a black object and proceeded towards the Southern side of the street.
“He was stopped and searched by police who found a black.38 revolver along with two live .38 rounds at the area where Sadiyq was standing. Thereafter, the ranks took possession of same and asked Sadiyq if he is licensed to carry the firearm in question and he said no.” The police said.
He was arrested and taken to the Brickdam Police Station where the suspected firearm and ammunition were, marked, sealed and lodged. The suspect is currently in police custody assisting with the investigation.