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SIX STOLEN YEARS: Record $640K in damages to Kenyan illegally held and beaten at detention centre

DOUGLAS Ngumi, a Kenyan national who endured cruel and inhumane treatment during an unlawful six-and-a-half-year imprisonment at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre, has been awarded $641,950 in damages by the Supreme Court.

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Two face court accused of separate murders

TWO men were remanded to prison yesterday after being charged in connection with two separate murders that occurred last week.

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‘Pay drugs fine or risk jail’

A 33-year-old man was ordered to pay $1,500 or risk spending six months in prison yesterday after he was found last week with marijuana.

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Bound to keep peace after girlfriend attack

A 32-year-old man who assaulted his girlfriend during a domestic dispute earlier this week was bound over to keep the peace for one year.

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Suspect denied bail over maiming charge

A 24-year-old man was remanded to prison yesterday charged with maiming another man last week.

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Man accused of unlawful sex with girl

A BAHAMIAN man was arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday charged with procuring a minor for the purpose of unlawful sexual intercourse.

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Man dead, woman injured in shooting

A man is dead and a woman is in hospital after a shooting incident on Tuesday night.

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Man accused of gunpoint robbery

A 38-year-old man was remanded to prison yesterday accused of robbing a man at gunpoint of $9,000 last week.

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Officers survive shotgun shooting

TWO police officers were shot in Abaco after responding to a domestic dispute on the island late yesterday morning.

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20-year-old accused of killing one and trying to kill two more

A 20-year-old man was remanded to prison yesterday accused of murdering a man and attempting to kill two others earlier this month.

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Man who said he broke into store for food jailed for three years

AN Eleuthera man was sentenced to three years in prison yesterday after he pleaded guilty to breaking into a woman’s store last week, claiming it was because he needed food.

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Suspect accused of beating victim with a metal pipe

A 35-year-old man, accused of assaulting a man with a metal pipe last week, was charged in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

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Suspect accused of beating victim with a metal pipe

A 35-year-old man, accused of assaulting a man with a metal pipe last week, was charged in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

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27 customers cited for breach

A GROUP of people were cited over the weekend for breaching Emergency Orders.

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Bodies of man and woman found in car

Police are treating the deaths of a man and woman, whose bodies were found in a car on Saturday morning, as murder.

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