Following the beheading of a man and the gun murder of another in the Central Village area of St Catherine South Police Division, the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has imposed a curfew in sections of the community.
It began at 6pm on Saturday (February 9) and will remain in effect until Monday (February 11).
The JCF said: “During the hours of the curfew, all persons within the boundaries are required to remain within their premises unless otherwise authorized in writing by the member of the security forces who is in charge of enforcing the curfew.”
According to the JCF, the boundaries of the curfew are:
North: Along an imaginary line from Collins Crescent to Rocklands at the eastern boundary;
East: Along an imaginary line from Rocklands to the Nelson Mandela Highway in the vicinity of the dirt track;
South: Along the east-bound lane of the Nelson Mandela Highway, from the dirt track at the eastern boundary to the Ashtrom Construction Company;
West: Along an imaginary line from the Ashtrom Construction Company to Collins Crescent at the northern boundary.