Doctor and son on gun and drug charges

An image provided by the police showing several bullets, and bags allegedly containing marijuana.
An image provided by the police showing several bullets, and bags allegedly containing marijuana.

PORT-OF-SPAIN – A 63-year-old Nigerian medical doctor and his 28-year-old son were arrested in Arima on Thursday after allegedly being found with marijuana and ammunition.

The men were detained after three kilogrammes of high-grade compressed marijuana and 17 rounds of .44 ammunition were allegedly found in their home in Briggens Park.

According to police, around 9.45 p.m. a party of police officers if the Northern Division Task Force and CID, led by Inspector Baptiste, Sargeant Charles, and Sargeant Pitt, went to the home and executed a search warrant. Police said the illegal items were found in a bedroom.

The doctor and his son are expected to appear before a magistrate in the Arima Magistrates’ Court. Constable Armour laid the charges. (Trinidad Express)

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