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Curfew imposed in sections of Central Village amid flare-up of violence

Published:Sunday | February 10, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The police have imposed a curfew in sections of Central Village in the St Catherine South Police Division, which has been experiencing a flare-up of violence in recent days.

Yesterday, the bullet-riddled body of a man, with the head severed, was found in the community.

The curfew began at 6:00 p.m. yesterday and will remain in effect until tomorrow. The boundaries of the curfew are as follows:

North: Along an imaginary line from Collins Crescent to Rocklands at the eastern boundary;

East: long 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.

During the hours of the curfew, all persons within the boundaries are required to remain within their premises unless otherwise authorised in writing by the member of the security forces who is in charge of enforcing the curfew.

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