Man arrested for voter intimidation in Spanish Town

BY CONRAD HAMILTON Observer staff reporter hamiltonc@jamaicaobserver.com

Thursday, December 29, 2011



 

POLICE in Spanish Town have arrested one man who was among a group of persons said to be involved in voter intimidation.

The incident took place in the New Nursery area.

A heavy detatchment of police personnel is now on the scene.


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