Security Forces warn against Camouflage clothing

(ZIZ)– The heads of customs, the Police Force and the Defence Force recently met and discussed the increased presence of camouflage clothing in the federation.

In speaking with ZIZ News, Public Affairs Officer for the St. Kitts-Nevis Defence Force, Captain Kayode Sutton says wearing camouflage clothing is illegal for non-authorized personnel.

He says, “Any clothing that has similarities to the uniforms that is being used by the St. Kitts-Nevis Defence Force, the police force and any commonwealth forces is illegal.”

Captain Sutton added, “If someone is caught wearing it, they can go to jail for two months and pay $500 dollars and if it’s on endowment, they can be fined $2,500 dollars or you go to jail for two years.”

He says the Customs Department is also authorized to seize restricted clothing without prior written authorization from the Commissioner of Police.

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