Stop prank calls to 119, police urge

Monday, April 01, 2013

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KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Police have complained about an increase in prank calls to its 119 emergency number which is clogging up the system.

Urging people to desist from making these calls the Police remind that this irresponsible action can seriously hamper any assistance the police can render to genuine callers who are unable to contact them.




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