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Nottage says he didn’t blame FNM for crime

MINISTER of National Security Dr Bernard Nottage yesterday defended himself from criticism that his recent national address on crime lacked innovative ideas, saying his detractors do not understand the root of the vexing problem.

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‘Police left our relative to die’

THE family of a man who was shot dead by police last month want “justice” and alleged the 25-year-old man was wounded by officers “after he surrendered”.

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Crown ready to proceed over murder of Kurt McCartney

THE Crown will be ready to proceed with the murder trial of businessman Kurt McCartney, a judge was told yesterday.

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Client ‘dramatically affected’ by deportation from The Bahamas

THE attorneys for Canadian resident Bruno Rufa have said that his deportation from The Bahamas “dramatically and prejudicially affected” their client’s long-term residency in Freeport.

Constitutional rights in contention in appeal in murder case

A LAWYER for a man convicted of his girlfriend’s fatal stabbing argued in the Court of Appeal yesterday that a judge was wrong in law to allow prejudicial material to be entered in evidence at his client’s trial.

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Super Value held up in afternoon robbery

POLICE are “aggressively” pursuing two suspects responsible for an armed robbery of Super Value’s Blue Hill Road location yesterday afternoon, a senior police official said.

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Man shot in back of the head at his home

A 24-year-old man was shot in the back of his head and killed early yesterday morning at his home off Fire Trail Road.

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Woman admits resisting arrest after officers shot her son

A WOMAN yesterday admitted that she used obscenities and resisted arrest when police tried to move her from her son as he lay dying in the street after being shot by police last week.

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Man shot dead, two injured in latest shootings

ONE MAN is dead and two other men are fighting for their lives in hospital after they were shot in two separate incidents early Saturday morning.

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Man dies in Minnie Street shooting, two in hospital

ONE MAN has died and two more are in hospital after two overnight shooting incidents in New Providence.

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Nottage vow in face of 25% rise in murders

NATIONAL Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage broke his silence on crime last night, contending that the government is “up to the challenge” as the nation continues to grapple with startling crime statistics.

Drugs worth $581,000 are seized

POLICE arrested four people, two women and two men, after officers allegedly found more than half a million dollars worth of drugs in a home on Wednesday night.

Two to be sentenced for shooting

TWO men will face sentencing next month after a Supreme Court judge dismissed their application to arrest a jury’s guilty verdict on manslaughter and armed robbery in the shooting death of an Ocean Club employee.

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Man accused of helping suspect evade arrest

A MAN was arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday accused of helping a “wanted” suspect evade arrest in the January 25 fatal shooting of Royal Bahamas Defence Force marine Angelo Dorsette.

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New bail hearing over viral video

A NEW bail hearing will take place for a man accused of brandishing a firearm and making indirect death threats in a video that went viral on social media.

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