The Police seized an illegal firearm over the weekend as the security forces continue to their offensive against crime and violence.
Three persons are also in custody in relation to the find.
“During a search operation executed on Saturday morning, one firearm was found at a Newtown house and was brought into Police custody. Three persons were also brought into custody to assist with the investigation into the matter. Police are continuing their investigations,” a Police issued statement said.
This is the eleventh firearm that has been confiscated by the Police for the year so far, according to law officials.