A team of officers assigned to the Kingston Eastern Police Division seized an illegal firearm and four rounds of ammunition during a joint police/military operation in Pondside, Bull Bay, St. Andrew yesterday.

Two men are in custody in relation to this seizure.

Reports are that about 11:45 a.m., lawmen were in the area when they saw two men standing along the roadway.

On seeing the police team, one of the men threw an object away.

The object was retrieved and it was revealed to be a Glock .40 pistol with a magazine containing four .40 rounds of ammunition.

Both men were taken into custody; however, their identities are being withheld pending further investigation.