Three vendors are in custody, and Police seized a number of firecrackers during a raid at the Stabroek Market on Saturday.
The Guyana Police Force’s (GPF) Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) said that between 12:30h and 14:00h, a party of Police ranks raided several stands for firecrackers and other illegal explosive devices.
The following persons were arrested, and firecrackers were seized: Alisha Adams, a 31-year-old vendor of Meadowbrook Garden, Georgetown; Kishawna David, a 30-year-old vendor of West Ruimveldt, Georgetown; Shondell Alexander, a 26-year-old vendor of Leopold Street, Werk-En- Rust, Georgetown.
The vendors were taken to Brickdam Police Station and placed in custody. The firecrackers were lodged for further investigation.