A quantity of C4 explosives, guns and ammunition, were discovered in the vicinity of the Golden Grove Prison, Arouca, by officers of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT), last night.
Acting on information received, SORT officers, along with members of the National Security Special Operations Group (NSSOG), proceeded to Golden Grove Road, Arouca, around 11:40pm, on Wednesday.
There, they conducted several searches on the southern side of a nearby river, a garden area opposite the Prison, and a bushy area in the vicinity of the Prison, where they found the following items.
One nine-millimetre pistol loaded with a magazine containing 15 rounds of ammunition, one AR rifle loaded with a magazine containing 30 rounds of ammunition, one revolver and five rounds of ammunition, a quantity of C4 explosives, one length of detonator cord, four detonators and two walkie-talkies.
Investigations are ongoing.