Man held with firearm at polling station in Olympic Way, Kingston Loop Jamaica

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One man was arrested following the seizure of a firearm at Olympic Way, Kingston 11 on Monday, February 26 during the Local Government Election.

Reports from the Hunts Bay police are that at about 12:50 pm, the suspect was at a polling station in the area when he was seen acting in a manner that aroused the suspicion of the security forces.

He was accosted and a knapsack he was carrying searched. One Glock 26 Pistol fitted with a magazine containing five 9mm cartridges was found in his possession.

He was arrested in relation to the seizure; however, his identity is being withheld pending further investigations.

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