Stadium east gun find increases to five
The police have seized a total of five guns during ongoing operations at the National Stadium East field in St Andrew.
The operation, which started yesterday, has since yielded five high powered weapons, magazines, and a cache of ammunition.
The excavated weapons are: one shot gun, one AK 47, two .45 handguns, and one UZI sub machine gun.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Fitz Bailey said the seizure is part of the police anti-gang initiative.
A source close to the probe advised that the weapons were buried in a pipe on the stadium compound.
Bailey said the find was made based on intelligence received by the police.
The operation was carried out by members of the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation Branch (C-TOC), Specialised Operations, the Canine Division and the Jamaica Defence Force.
Sunday's seizure follows the seizure of 20 illegal handguns in St James on Friday, January 21.
More details soon.
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