Cop among 2 arrested for illegal guns

A police officer and another man have been arrested in relation to the seizure of two illegal guns during a snap operation at Myers Lane in Newlands, St Catherine, the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said.

Members of the Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Division of the JCF carried out the arrests about 8 o’clock last evening, October 2.

The JCF said the weapons seized are an AK- 47 rifle with fifteen 7.62 rounds of ammunition, and a Taurus 9 millimetre pistol containing fifteen 9 millimetre rounds.

While it did not release the identities of the two suspects in custody, the JCF noted that investigations are continuing.


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