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Cop charged for soliciting over $50,000 from motoristWednesday, March 27, 2013
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A cop was charged with corruption yesterday after he allegedly solicited more than $50,000 from a motorist over a two-year period.
Corporal Fitzroy Bennett was arrested during a sting operation on March 19 and charged with breaches of the Corruption Act Tuesday night.
Reports from the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) are that Bennett arrested a motorist for breaches of the Road Traffic Act but solicited $52,000 from him in order to have the matter thrown out of court.
Bennett requested an additional $10,000 from the motorist who contacted the (ACB) leading to a sting operation and Bennett’s subsequent arrest.
Bennett was granted bail of $300,000 to reappear in court on June 11th.
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