Saturday 31 October, 2020

Cop held in relation to seizure of AK-47 rifle, 9mm pistol in Portmore

Stock photo of an AK-47 rifle

Stock photo of an AK-47 rifle

Operatives from the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Division (C-TOC) of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) have arrested a police officer and another man in connection with the seizure of two guns on Tuesday.

The seized weapons are an AK-47 assault rifle with fifteen 7.62 rounds of ammunition, and a Taurus 9mm pistol containing fifteen 9mm rounds.

The seizure was made along Myers Lane in Newlands, Portmore, St Catherine on Tuesday evening.

Reports are that about 8:00 pm, investigators conducted a snap operation in the area, during which the weapons were seized and the two men taken into custody.

Police investigations continue into the matter.

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