A fisherman has been arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized, by officers of the South Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in Cedros.

Officers conducted the exercise around 6:20am, on Wednesday during which officers executed a search warrant at the Bilwah Road, Icacos Village, Cedros home of a 28-year-old fisherman.

The search resulted in the find of a pistol, along with two rounds of .38mm ammunition, hidden under a mattress in a bedroom of the house.

The man, who was in the house at the time of the exercise, was arrested in connection with the finds.