Nationwide News understands that four Haitians were taken into custody a short while ago in the Naggo Head community in St. Catherine.

Preliminary reports are that the Police carried out an intelligence driven operation which led to the apprehension of the Haitians.

It’s believed that the four Haitians had arrived in Jamaica sometime last week.

The Haitians are suspected of having arrived in the island via illegal means.

It’s understood that as mandated by protocol, the Health and Wellness Ministry and relevant agencies of the National Security Ministry have been informed of the development.

Up to a short while ago, the Police operation during which the Haitians were detained was still underway.