Man arrested for operating illegal cooking gas plant

April 08, 2021

One man has been arrested for operating an illegal cooking gas refilling and distribution centre on Hellshire Road in Portmore, St Catherine, following a raid by members of the Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation Branch of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) on Thursday morning.

The gas centre was being operated from a garage.

An illegal connection to the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) network was also uncovered, and is now being removed.

The man is expected to be charged.

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