Agricola man held with stolen gun from
An Agricola, East Bank Demerara man, who was found in
possession of a weapon stolen during the Bartica massacre, was
last week remanded to prison when he appeared before a
Sheldon Gorrick, 27, of Third Street, Agricola, was found in
possession of a .32 magnum revolver and seven rounds of
ammunition on July 28 at College Road, Brickdam, by ranks of a
mobile police patrol. He was charged with possession of a
firearm and ammunition without licence.
According to the police, the firearm has been traced to miner
Chunilall Babulall of Bartica, Essequibo, whose home was
attacked and robbed by gunmen who attacked the community during
the Bartica killings on February 17, 2008.
However, the police did not say if the man will be charged for
the massacre, which left 12 persons dead.
Monday, August 4, 2008