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DPP gets file on Gordon’s missing gun
Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Roger Gaspard has confirmed he has received the file from investigators in regard to a report made by chairman of the Integrity Commission Ken Gordon that he lost his licensed .380 pistol during Carnival celebrations.
Gaspard said yesterday it was “under active consideration” and he would announce a decision shortly. He was unable to ascertain when the file was submitted to him. The investigation was done by members of the Organised Crime Narcotics and Firearms Bureau (OCNFB).
Officials said the gun had been handed over to an OCNFB officer and a decision was taken to let that department handle the investigation. Gordon, 82, of Newbury Hill, Glencoe, reportedly lost the gun on February 11 in Woodbrook. area.
He parked his car near the Brian Lara Cancer Treatment Centre, Fitzblackman Drive, Woodbrook, around 5 pm on Carnival Monday before going to Carnival activities. On his return a short while later, he discovered the gun which contained five rounds of ammunition, missing.
He looked for it but did not find it. It was later found by a boy who handed it over to his parents and they contacted the police.
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