A 28-year-old man was on Tuesday sentenced to six years’ imprisonment after he admitted to illegal gun and ammunition charges.Linden BourneLinden Bourne, of South Ruimveldt, Georgetown, appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.Bourne admitted that on October 17, at Princess Street, Georgetown, he had in possession one .38 pistol when he was not the holder of a firearm licence. He also admitted that on the same day at the same location he had in his possession four 9mm ammunition when he was not the holder of a firearm licence. Meanwhile, a third charge stated that Bourne also had in his possession two .38 ammunition when he was not the holder of a firearm licence.Police Prosecutor Neville Jeffers told the court that on October 17, Bourne, along with three other persons, were in motorcar PVV 3123 heading west on Princess Street; Police ranks on patrol stopped the vehicle. The court heard that Bourne, who was the driver, exited the car while holding a pouch. The ranks then carried out a search on the pouch and the ammunitions were found. Prosecutor Jeffers also informed the court that a search was carried and a gun was found under some food boxes in the backseat of the car. Bourne claimed that he found the weapon in an alleyway in North Ruimveldt, Georgetown.The Chief Magistrate, after hearing the facts of the case, jailed Bourne for two years on each of the charges. However, the sentences will run concurrently. Bourne will therefore spend two years in prison.