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Stories by Tanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Published:Thursday | June 10, 2021 | 12:17 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Jamaica is lagging behind in the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) when compared to other countries in the Caribbean island, but a government consultant has signalled that the country will be taking over the lead in the region soon. According to...

Published:Monday | June 7, 2021 | 12:10 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Two men who were wrongly identified by the police following a firefight in which a policeman was shot and injured were last Monday found not guilty in the Home Circuit Court. Raheem Tulloch and Al Johnson, both of Ambrook Lane, St Andrew, were...

Published:Saturday | June 5, 2021 | 12:10 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Twenty alleged members of the St Catherine-based Clansman gang, who were among 50 individuals arrested and charged under the anti-gang legislation, have been freed as the evidence against them did not meet the threshold for prosecution. Thirty men...

Published:Thursday | June 3, 2021 | 12:13 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Justice Vinette Graham Allen warned on Wednesday that the murder of a witness will not stop a criminal case from being tried. The judge gave the caution in the Home Circuit Court as she refused the bail application for Portland businessman Everton...

Published:Wednesday | June 2, 2021 | 12:11 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

After hearing fresh evidence against Everton ‘Beachy Stout’ McDonald, who is charged with the murders of two wives, Justice Vinette Graham Allen is to rule today in the Gun Court on whether he will be granted bail. The much-anticipated bail...

Published:Tuesday | June 1, 2021 | 12:16 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The Jamaican Redevelopment Foundation (JRF) Inc has filed a constitutional lawsuit against the 46-year-old Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) claiming that it is not an independent and impartial arbiter of labour conflicts. The challenge may pose...

Published:Tuesday | June 1, 2021 | 12:15 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The former National Commercial Bank (NCB) manager who robbed the bank of $34 million over a three-year period said she had struggled with her behaviour as she looted funds to finance a spending spree on clothes, handbags, and renovation of her four...

Published:Wednesday | May 26, 2021 | 12:14 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The scandal surrounding People’s National Party (PNP) General Secretary Dr Dayton Campbell has intensified with the submission of statements from three females who are alleging that they had sexual relations with the politician when they were...

Published:Tuesday | May 25, 2021 | 12:12 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A Portland carpenter who says he was framed twice and ended up spending eight months in prison 30 years ago is now seeking to have his records cleared, but is lamenting the near year-long wait for a response to his expungement application. David...

Published:Friday | May 21, 2021 | 12:08 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A court date has been set in the Supreme Court for the resumption of the much-anticipated Trafigura Beheer matter involving former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and four other members of the People’s National Party (PNP). The quintet is to...

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2021 | 12:16 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Disgraced attorney Jennifer Messado, who has reportedly defrauded international dancehall star David ‘Mavado’ Brooks of $30. 7 million, yesterday told the Supreme Court that she is bankrupt and was given time to file an affidavit explaining her...

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2021 | 12:11 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The Victim Services Division (VSD) of the Ministry of Justice has been noticing a lowering in the ages of children being sexually abused, oftentimes by relatives. The victims, some as young as two years old, have been identified as part of a wider...

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2021 | 12:16 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A Kingston labourer who had been in custody for nine years awaiting his trial was on Tuesday freed of murder in the Supreme Court. Thirty-one-year-old Dwight Leslie, otherwise known as ‘Catfish’, had the case against him dismissed after his...

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2021 | 12:13 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Attorney-at-law Isat Buchanan, who is representing incarcerated reputed gangster Tesha Miller, is accusing the Crown of abusing its power in light of fraud charges laid against the convicted killer which stem from an incident in 2017 in which he...

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2021 | 12:13 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

An October trial date was yesterday scheduled in the fraud matter involving former Petrojam general manager Floyd Grindley and his former chairman Dr Perceval Bahado-Singh. Both accused will be tried in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court...

Published:Friday | May 14, 2021 | 12:14 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Well-known producer, businessman, and councillor, Patrick Roberts, was yesterday slapped with fraud charges and is to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on June 24. Roberts, the local government representative in the Molynes Gardens...

Published:Friday | May 14, 2021 | 12:08 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Justice Georgiana Fraser believes that there are no prospects for rehabilitation for convicted murderers Carlos Batista and George Gardener, who have maintained their innocence in the daylight murder of well-known businessman Roderick ‘Bunny’...

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2021 | 12:12 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction of a man who had been ordered to pay $515,000 or serve two months in prison after he was found guilty of transporting 1,613 pounds of ganja. The appellant, Allan Gardner, was taken into custody and...

Published:Monday | May 10, 2021 | 11:16 PMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The abuse of the homeless hit startling heights when news broke they were being brutally murdered. A man was brought in as a suspect but never charged. With the revelation that the same man has been brought in for questioning after another spate of...

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2021 | 12:32 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The Home Circuit Court on Tuesday heard that the prosecution has found new evidence in the murder case involving popular Portland businessman Everton ‘Beachy Stout’ McDonald, who is accused of orchestrating the murder of his two wives. The new...

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2021 | 1:19 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The case of former senior manager at the National Commercial Bank, Andrea Gordon, was big news when it broke in June of 2020. The 52-year-old made headlines again during her trial when she admitted her guilt and the court heard details of the way...

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2021 | 12:26 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A man who was in January taken into custody as a suspect in the brutal slaying of three homeless men in Kingston is again being questioned following Sunday’s attack on four homeless men in the same parish. The men, who were attacked during their...

Published:Friday | April 30, 2021 | 12:19 PMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The former senior manager at the National Commercial Bank (NCB), who on Thursday admitted to swindling the company out of $34 million, broke down in tears last June when she was confronted by the bank’s internal investigator, claiming that her “...

Published:Wednesday | April 28, 2021 | 12:28 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A local attorney has successfully defended a lawsuit brought against him by his sister, an American citizen, who had sued him claiming his negligence had resulted in her not being willed a Gilmour Drive property in St Andrew by their mother. The...

Published:Wednesday | April 28, 2021 | 12:09 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The two fishermen charged with the September 2004 killings of three children in Portmore, St Catherine, will have another go at proving their innocence in their third trial in the Home Circuit Court scheduled for November 27, 2023. The trial was...

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