Security guards association: Yes

The association representing security guards is arguing that its members should be armed with high-powered automatic weapons in order to match the firepower of gunmen who, in a mere three weeks, have staged two bloody robbery attacks on Beryllium couriers in St Catherine.

However, Commander George Overton, director of operations at Guardsman Group, is opposed to doing so, saying that it is a bad idea to fight fire with fire, as innocent people could become collateral damage.

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