Every week after the Jamaica Constabulary Force appealed for the general public’s assist to establish and find a person seen in a video strolling on a road with what gave the impression to be a high-powered rifle, the gun has been seized.
In an early morning publish to social media, the police confirmed what many speculated, the weapon is an imitation firearm.
The imitation firearm, the police stated, was seized by groups from the Old Harbour and Old Harbour Bay police stations.
Social media customers have reacted to the seizure, congratulating the JCF on a job effectively executed.
“I wouldn’t want that pointed at me. Imitation or not. Good job,” stated one Facebook person.
Another stated: “Good job officers. Continue to rid the streets of guns and ammunition, real or imitation; God be with you all.”
“Good job. Imitation or not, I am glad they did seize it. Illegal activities could be carried out with it, too,” stated one other.
The police didn’t present particulars on the seizure of the imitation firearm however stated investigations are persevering with.
After the police issued the enchantment final week Monday, they questioned and launched the person seen within the video with the imitation weapon. They suspect he’s of unsound thoughts.
At the time, a consultant of the constabulary’s Corporate Communications Unit had stated: “We are nonetheless making an attempt to establish whether or not the firearm is prohibited or not as a result of we’ve not retrieved it but. The man claimed that he gave the weapon to 2 youths, so the police are nonetheless investigating.”