Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Cops seize 20 guns during operation at Kingston Wharves

Photo of guns reportedly seized at the Kingston Wharves.

Photo of guns reportedly seized at the Kingston Wharves.

The Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch (C-TOC) has confirmed the seizure of 20 firearms and over 700 rounds of ammunition at a terminal in Kingston on Tuesday, February 26.

The seizure was made about 10:00 am, during a joint operation with the Contraband Enforcement Team of Jamaica Customs, the police high command said in a release.

The cache of weapons includes four high-powered rifles, one sub-machine gun, nine pistols, six revolvers and 791 assorted rounds of ammunition.

The seizure comes five months after 36 illegal weapons and 641 rounds of ammunition, multiple magazines and a silencer were confiscated at the wharves during a two-day operation.

 

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