Mayor of May Pen, Winston Maragh is calling on the residents of Clarendon to cooperate with the security forces who’ll be on duty on the newly imposed state of emergency in the parish.

The Mayor who was speaking on Cliff Hughes Online this morning says he was surprised by the declaration today but is happy the enhanced security measure has finally been imposed in the parish.

A number of troubled areas in Clarendon include Farm, Effortville and Hayes but Mayor Maragh says other hot spots are emerging.

Winston Maragh, Mayor of May Pen speaking on Cliff Hughes Online this morning.