Published On: Fri, Aug 18th, 2017

OM: 6 firearms seized, action KPC and Defense

Public ProsecutionWILLEMSTAD - The Curacao Police Department (KPC), with the assistance of Dutch militaries, conducted searches on various addresses and adjacent areas on Thursday, August 17. This investigation is based on information that there are one or more firearms at those locations.

The actions took place at various addresses in the neighborhoods Kura Piedra, Cabo Verde and Seru Fortuna. A total of 6 firearms were found, cartridge holders, a hand grenade, and ammunition.

In addition, two police uniforms, a military uniform, and data carriers were seized. The searches were led by KPC Assistant Officers and took place under the general responsibility of the Public Prosecutor (OM).

The OM was also present during the searches. Further searches are not excluded.


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