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Weekly Round-up: NIDS struck down… Tesha Miller sues TVJ…Gruesome murder-suicide

Saturday, April 13, 2019

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Constitutional Court on Friday ruled that the National Identification and Registration Act has no legal effect and is to be removed from the statutes of Jamaica.

On the crime scene, it was reported on Tuesday that reputed Klansman gang leader Tesha Miller has filed a lawsuit against Television Jamaica claiming that he was defamed by the media house during its primetime newscast on March 19.

A correctional officer fatally shot his estranged wife before turning the gun on himself in front of their 12-year-old daughter on Waltham Park Road in St Andrew Wednesday morning. It was later revealed that woman, who was also a correctional officer, was a few weeks pregnant.

Then on Thursday morning, the police reported another incident in which a woman was attacked by her common-law husband, who later took his life. The woman was admitted to hospital in serious condition.

Watch as OBSERVER ONLINE wraps this week for you.

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NIDS struck down!

Crawford to remain PNP standard bearer in Eastern Portland

Burke shrugs off flak from 'paid social media mercenaries'

Holness: Last-quarter growth was two per cent

Both business and consumer confidence hit new peaks

IMF projects 1.4% GDP growth for Latin America and Caribbean

Tesha Miller files lawsuit against TVJ

Two dead, three injured in Olympic Gardens attack

12-year-old girl pleaded with father before he shot dead her mother, then himself

Kingston man hits spouse with stone, kills self

Tattoo artist to be sentenced in murder of Dexter Pottinger

Reifer, Haynes appointed to bring back passion says Skerritt

Reggae Boyz kick off Gold Cup campaign at home to Honduras

Technical staff grades South African training camp a success

Clovis toon