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Police records clerk pleads guilty of soliciting money

Friday, November 15, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica —A records clerk who was charged for breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act by the Inspectorate and Professional Standards Oversight Bureau, (IPROB) yesterday pleaded guilty in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court.

According to the police's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), Horace Gayle, was arrested on Monday, November 11, after he was accosted during a sting operation conducted by IPROB, accepting $45,000 he had earlier arranged to collect.

CCU said the sum was the remainder of a total $110,000 he had solicited to produce and deliver a clean police record for an applicant who is ineligible based on the applicant's criminal record.

Gayle pleaded guilty to one count of soliciting and accepting under the Act.

He has been remanded for sentencing on Monday, November 25, at the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court, CCU said.


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