On the 5th June, 2023, CANU Officers conducted an operation at Block V Herstelling, East Bank, Demerara. A subsequent search of the premises revealed three (3) parcels of suspected cannabis and the arrest of a male suspect.
A further search was conducted on the outer perimeter of the said address, which led to the discovery of a black 12-guage shotgun.
Malik Forde, 27 years of the said address was arrested along with two (2) other suspects and escorted to CANU Headquarters with the firearm and suspected narcotics. The narcotics tested positive for cannabis amounting to approximately 4.33 kg (about 9.5 lbs.), with a street value of approximately GUY 1.6M.
Investigations are ongoing.