Friday 22 November, 2019

Sub machine gun seized in Westmoreland

The sub machine gun seized in Westmoreland on Tuesday.

The sub machine gun seized in Westmoreland on Tuesday.

The Westmoreland police have taken another high powered weapon off the streets with the seizure Tuesday of a sub machine gun in the parish.

Reports are that, during an early morning police operation, the illegal gun was recovered along with 24 .9mm rounds and two magazines in the Rocky Hole, Frome community.

No one was arrested in connection with the recovery.

Last week, the Westmoreland police also seized an AK-47 rifle and a number of assorted ammunition during intensified security forces operations in the parish following an upsurge of killings.

Several persons were also arrested in connection with crimes committed in the parish.

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