TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop says Honduras’ two largest and most-violent gangs will sign a truce on Tuesday.
Monsignor Romulo Emiliani says the gangs will apologise to the public and ask for dialogue with the government and police to start changing from their gang lifestyle.
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THE police are on the hunt for the proprietor of the New Kingston business suspected of fleecing scores of persons out of millions of dollars under the guise that they were making down-payments for cars and other services.
"As it is right now we are treating him as a person of interest," Superintendent Clifford Chambers, who heads the Organised Crime Investigation Division, told the Jamaica Observer this week.
The man was held and released late Monday by the police after they collected statements from several persons who, along with others, had crowded the business, complaining that they had grown weary of waiting on their cars and refunds of their downpayments.
Among those allegedly fleeced were doctors, members of the police force and the military.
Chambers said checks were also being made to determine whether the proprietor was previously arrested in Montego Bay amidst similar allegations.
"The information we have received is that he was arrested several years ago under another name," Chambers told the Observer.
On Monday, some clients alleged that they were duped into paying over their hard-earned cash as deposits for Nissan Tiida motor cars, while others said that they had paid for other services, including to secure jobs.
"Hundreds of people have been left stranded by this company. Dem tell the people that they could get them top-of-the-line motor vehicles on hire purchase, and after two months of waiting, all now we are yet to get the vehicles," blurted one angry woman.
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