The Granville police have commenced an investigation surrounding the seizure of an assault rifle which was discovered at a premises in Granville, St James, on Thursday, April 22.
Three men, including a popular footballer was held in connection with the seizure.
Reports by the police are that about 3:30 pm, on Thursday, the police carried out an operation at a section of the Granville community, know as Granville Drive.
During the operation, the lawmen searched a premises and stumbled upon a FAL Caliber 7.62 assault rifle, which was found underneath the cellar of a three-bedroom board structured dwelling house.
The three men, including the footballer, was taken into custody in connection with the seizure.