$150,000 for recovery of rifles
The Government is offering $150,000 for information leading to the seizure of rifles and submachine guns in Mount Salem, St. James. The community, on Friday, became the first Zone of Special Operations.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced that $100-million reward programme for information from the public leading to the recovery of firearms, ammunition and explosives.
Rifles and Submachine guns — $150,000
Semi-automatic, pistols and shotgun — $100,000
Revolvers — $75,000
Explosive — Negotiable
Ammunition — Negotiable
In the meantime, Holness has announced a $20-million reward scheme, which will be put in place for assistance in apprehending high-profile criminals.
"We will be identifying the top-20 violence producers in Jamaica and we will be offering $1 million for each of them," said Holness.