A female visitor to the Maximum Security Prison in Arouca was yesterday arrested after she was found attempting to smuggle a live round of ammunition hidden in a pair of sneakers.
According to a police report, sometime yesterday the woman went to the prison saying that she was there to visit a 32-year-old inmate who is currently serving 24 months hard labour on a larceny offence.
The inmate is said to be a Jamaican-born chef who has a local address in Malabar.
The report said the live round of ammunition was found hidden in one side of a pair of black and white Nike Air Jordans.
The woman is currently in police custody at the Arouca Police Station assisting in the investigations.
Reporter: Rhondor Dowlat