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O-Wrap: Fake cops loose… Dancehall artiste murdered… NWA says Orange Street fine

Monday, November 13, 2017

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In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today:

1. Fake cops rob St Andrew man of cash, firearm

Reports have surfaced that criminals are posing as members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and robbing individuals. Full story here

2. No collapse on Orange Street, downtown Kingston — NWA

The National Works Agency says there are no issues with Orange Street in downtown Kingston as reported by the police yesterday. Full story here

3. Dancehall artiste Unicorn shot dead

Dancehall artiste Unicorn was yesterday shot dead by unknown assailants on Bowens Road in Kingston 13. Full story here

4. Use of firecrackers in public is illegal, police warn

The police, as the Yuletide season approaches, are reminding the public that an import licence is required to bring into the island pyrotechnic articles such as firecrackers adding that the use of such items is prohibited in public spaces. Full story here

5. Stop misleading the public, JLP tells PNP senators

The leader of Government Business in the Senate Kamina Johnson Smith is calling on the People's National Party (PNP) senators to “stop misleading the public on the National Identification System (NIDS) Bill”, arguing that the consequences of their misinformation will have consequences far beyond their current political interest. Full story here

6. Health Ministry clarifies requirements to prescribe ganja

The Ministry of Health has sought to clarify what they describe as an “apparent misunderstanding” within the public domain regarding the legal requirements for prescribing ganja for medical or therapeutic purposes. Full story here

7. Phillips urges enforcement of anti-corruption laws

Leader of the Opposition Dr Peter Phillips is insisting that every effort must be made to effectively enforce the nation's anti-corruption laws. Full story here

8. Father, two sons shot dead in Clarendon

A father and his two sons were shot dead in Ebony Park, Clarendon last night. According to reports, the gunmen went to a shop in a section of the community called Board Villa where they robbed patrons of money and other possessions. Full story here

9. Two Americans arrested over illegal gun found in luggage at Sangster airport

Two Americans were yesterday arrested at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James after a team of officers assigned to the Border Security Branch found two firearms and 24 assorted rounds of ammunition during a routine check of their luggage. Full story here

10. Suicide suspected in death of 13-y-o boy

A 13-year-old student of Belmont High School was shot dead over the weekend in a case of suspected suicide. Full story here




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