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SOE in Kgn a blessing from extortionists

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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Dear Editor,

The present state of public emergency in parts of the Kingston Metropolitan Transport Region, though only a couple of days old, is proving to be a good day in relation to our payouts to extortionists in sections of downtown.

Again, it is early days, but reports coming into the Transport Operators Development Sustainable Services have noted that, despite delays due to the ongoing roadwork, the advent of the enhanced security measures have resulted in several of the 'collecting points' for extortions has being empty.

How long this will last, and will they move to other areas, we don't know, but we were given a reprieve on the first official day of the state of emergency.

There is also no complaint over the flow of traffic at the various state of public emergency checkpoints, and we hope this will continue.

It is our hope that this process will be sustained by the State and we urge all our members to comply and ensure that they are equipped with all their vehicle and personal documents at all times.

Egeton Newman

President

Transport Operators Development Sustainable Services

transopsdevelop@yahoo.com

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