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Police seize three guns and 270 rounds of ammo, three arrested

Published:Thursday | January 21, 2016 | 1:13 PM

Three men have been arrested by the police in connection with yesterday's seizure of three firearms and more than 270 rounds of ammunition.

The police are withholding the men’s names to facilitate further investigations.

They say the seizure was made by a team from the Counter Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Division during an operation yesterday afternoon.

It is reported that about 3 o’clock the police intercepted a Toyota Axio motor car with three men aboard at the intersection of Spanish Town and Hagley Park roads in St Andrew.

The police say the vehicle was searched and two 9-millimetre pistols and one .38 revolver were seized.

They also say several rounds of ammunition were found along with lead lists, cellular phones and SIM cards.