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Cop on buggery charge gets bail

Friday, October 19, 2012 | 3:54 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Kevin Marsh, the 33-year-old police corporal who was held at the Norman Manley International Airport last week Friday and charged with three counts of buggery and illegal possession of firearm, has been offered bail.

Following an application by Oswest Senior Smith, who is instructed by Keith Bishop, Marsh was offered $1.5 million bail in the High Court Division of the Gun Court today.

He is to next appear in court on November 7.

Marsh is accused of taking a boy, who was 15-year-old at the time, to his St Catherine home where buggered him.

The Constabulary Communication Network (CCN), the Force’s information arm, said that following allegations from the complainant, a file was submitted to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, which ruled that Marsh who was assigned to the St Andrew North Division be charged.

According to CCN, members of the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) and the Centre for Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA) arrested the policeman after he allegedly attempted to flee the island to Canada.

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