POLICE shut down four Nassau night clubs over the weekend, targeting those suspected of operating without a valid business licence.
The crackdown, according to an official press release, was in accordance with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2014.
“A team of officers under the command of Assistant Commissioner Leon Bethel, conducted an intelligence led operation in the Central, Southern and South Central Divisions that targeted night clubs operating without valid business licenses and persons involved in criminal activities,” the police statement said.
It said the operation was conducted during the late evening on Saturday, and the early morning on Sunday.
In addition to four clubs being shut down for operating in breach of the Business License Act, five persons were arrested and warned of intended prosecution for operating a business without a licence.
Three persons were arrested in connection with outstanding criminal warrants and one person was detained in connection with the discovery of a firearm.