Curfew for St Catherine South police division

January 23, 2018

 A curfew has been imposed in sections of Central Village in St Catherine.

The curfew began at 6 p.m., today and will remain in effect until 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 25.

The boundaries of the curfew are as follows: 

NORTH: Along the Nelson Mandela Highway from Andrews Lane in the east to the dirt road between Union Estate and Twickenham Housing Scheme;

SOUTH: Along the northern bank of the Rio Cobre from the western boundary;

EAST: Along an imaginary line from the Nelson Mandela Highway along Andrews Lane and continuing along the western bank of the Rio Cobre to the intersection;

WEST: Along the dirt road between Union Estate and Twickenham Housing Scheme turning right unto Central Road and continuing to the northern bank of the Rio Cobre;

NORTH: Along an imaginary line from the vicinity of the football field at Zambia stretching across to Windsor Heights Road above Compound;

SOUTH: Along the east bound lane of the Nelson Mandela Highway from the vicinity of the Ackee Factory to the entrance of Compound (taxi stand);

EAST:  Along an imaginary line from the east bound lane of the Nelson Mandela Highway along Windsor Heights Road to the intersection with the northern boundary (where the road turns to the left);

WEST: Along an imaginary line from the east bound lane of the Nelson Mandela Highway to the football field at Zambia intersecting with the northern boundary.

During the hours of the curfew, all persons within the boundaries are required to remain within their premises unless otherwise authorised by the ground commander.