POLICE recover the firearm that went missing at President’s House on Wednesday and have detained a 22-year-old man.
The suspect is an employee attached to President’s House and is being questioned at the Woodbrook Police Station in relation to larceny of a firearm.
Reports indicated that around 2.30 pm on Wednesday a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment, attached to the President’s House, secured his service issued pistol – a Sig Sauer P226- and two magazines and 30 rounds nine millimetre ammunition in a locker in the male dormitory and went away.
He returned around 6.30 pm and discovered the locker broken into and the firearm and ammunition missing.
The scene was visited by Ag Sgt Kamal, and several persons were interviewed.
WPC Mc Clean, of the Belmont CID, continued inquiries and during the course of the investigations, the missing items were recovered in a vehicle in Port-of-Spain.
One employee was detained and further investigations are continuing.