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Two jailed for taking part in murder plot

TWO men were sentenced to 30 years in prison yesterday after a Supreme Court judge condemned their “casual” acceptance to involve themselves in a murder plot.

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35 years in prison for killing girlfriend

A MAN was sentenced to 35 years in prison yesterday in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend that occurred two years ago.

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Man in Rand Memorial Hospital after being ‘stabbed by co-worker’

A MAN is in hospital in serious condition following a stabbing incident on Monday evening in the Bottle Bay area, police reported.

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Man found guilty of abusing minor to appeal in November

A MAN contesting his convictions for sexual assault and abetment to sexual assault of a minor will return to the Court of Appeal in November for his substantive appeal hearing.

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Hearing for woman accused of killing

A WOMAN awaiting trial in the death of a female friend appeared in the Supreme Court yesterday.

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US couple face court on firearms charges

AN American husband and wife were arraigned on unlicensed firearm and ammunition possession charges on Tuesday in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court.

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Marines arrested after row with police officer

TWO Royal Bahamas Defence Force marines were taken into custody over the weekend after they allegedly got into a physical argument with a Royal Bahamas Police Force officer.

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New trial date expected in teacher murder trial

A NEW trial date is expected to be set for two men and a teenager to stand trial in Supreme Court concerning the murder of a private school teacher.

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Peruvian man accused of nightclub killing

A PERUVIAN man was remanded to prison without bail yesterday after he was arraigned in Magistrate’s Court concerning the killing of a disc jockey who was shot at a downtown nightclub.

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Department of Corrections officer arrested for drug possession

An officer from the Bahamas Department of Corrections is in custody after being arrested for possession of dangerous drugs on Friday at the prison.

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US couple arrested after firearms, ammunition found

AN AMERICAN couple have been arrested for possession of unlicenced firearms and ammunition found at a residence in the upscale subdivision of Fortune Bay, Grand Bahama.

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$5,000 fine or 18 months in prison for man accused of being 'firearms trafficking mastermind'

A MAN accused of being the mastermind behind a firearms trafficking ring was ordered to pay a $5,000 fine for possession of ammunition or face 18 months in prison on Friday.

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Woman charged with COB cash theft 'to submit alibi'

A WOMAN awaiting trial on stealing and laundering charges concerning theft of over $500,000 at the College of the Bahamas (COB) said she would submit an alibi to the Office of the Attorney General within 21 days.

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Bruno Rufa sues government for $550,000 over ‘racist’ treatment

CANADIAN resident Bruno Rufa has filed a lawsuit alleging racist and degrading treatment at the hands of the Department of Immigration when he returned to The Bahamas for an ongoing case in Magistrate’s Court.

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Staff terror as armed men storm into clinic

POLICE are on the hunt for two armed men who ran into the Fleming Street Clinic yesterday morning looking for a man with whom they had had an argument.

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