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A Clarendon man who opened fire on two women in a house, killing one, will face the court to answer to charges stemming from breaches of the Offences Against the Person Act and the Firearms Act.

Monday, 11 November 2019 18:13

Douglas Vaz is dead

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Former industry and commerce minister, Douglas Vaz, died early on Sunday morning.

Reports emerging out of Trelawny is that it was an enraged jealous male who killed his former lover and her young lover in a murderous rage in Freeman's Hall in a brutal double homicide last month. Police have now charged the  man in connection with the double murder of 50-year-old Sophia Bryan, otherwise called ‘Carol’, and 28-year-old Junior Bailey, also called ‘Bad Walk’.

Popular recording artiste Shaggy will host a press conference today at 5 pm at the Bustamante Hospital for Children to give the public an update regarding the $100 million charity donation that should have been handed over to the institution after the last charity concert almost two years ago. 

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A St. Ann woman is now presently before the St. Ann Parish court answering to a charge of cruelty to a child.


Friday, 08 November 2019 15:24

Brutal rape of 93 year old woman in St. Ann

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The brutal rape of a 93-year-old woman in Keith district, Brown's Town has stunned the island. The senior citizen is currently in hospital recovering from the ordeal. Reports are that the woman was at home about 3 on Thursday morning, when she was attacked and sexually assaulted. St Ann is a popular tourist destination and is known for its low crime rate. He, however, expressed concern about the high number of criminal activities in the parish in recent times. Detectives from the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA), and from the Brown's Town police station are at the hospital with the woman.

Relatives of members of a religious group Qahal Yahweh Church whose St. James compound was raided erlier this week by police have called for a deeper forensic investigation of the group which allegedly isolates family members and demands titles and properties from its members. 

Several firearms and a cache of ammunition have been seized across the country in the past 24 hours.

Thirty-five-year-old Corey Hanson, a businessman of Folly Road in Portland has been charged with Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition.

Friday, 08 November 2019 04:19

Three Men to Face the Courts for Murder

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Three persons are scheduled to appear before the court to answer to the charge of Murder in the coming weeks.

Friday, 08 November 2019 04:16

Teen Nabbed After Robbery

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A 17-year-old boy is to appear in the Family Court to answer to charges of Robbery With Violence after he was implicated in an incident on Oxford Road, St. Andrew on
Wednesday, November 6.