ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has withdrawn the Under-19 team from its tour of Bangladesh.
The WICB said the decision to withdraw the team is in the best interest of the safety and security of the players and officials.
“The WICB’s decision was taken following con ...more »
ANOTHER suspect in the brutal robbery and slaying of Corporate Area businessman Melvin Chung has been taken into custody.
Head of the Kingston Central Police Division Superintendent Steve McGregor confirmed the arrest yesterday.
According to McGregor, homicide investigators will soon close the book on Chung's murder.
"We are onto what took place. We have two of the men and we know the names of two other men who are involved. We are well on the way to solving that murder," McGregor told the Jamaica Observer.
The two men, who are said to hail from a volatile community in downtown Kingston, are set to undergo identification parades later this week.
Police report that about 1:30 pm on Saturday Chung was in the vicinity of 38 East Street, in the company of a security guard, when the two were approached by a group of men who robbed them of a large quantity of cash as well as two firearms — a .38 revolver and a 9mm Browning pistol.
The men then shot Chung dead before escaping in the area.
Chung operated several Total gas stations as well as a security company and other businesses, and was known as a benevolent man who helped the needy.
"Many persons are upset over what happened to him," McGregor told the Observer yesterday.
Funeral home workers remove the body of businessman Melvin Chung from where he was murdered on
East Street in downtown Kingston, yesterday.
Investigators comb the area where businessman Melvin Chung, operator of several Total service
stations in the Corporate Area, was murdered yesterday afernoon.
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