Crime & Court


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Father of four denies voter fraud

A HARBOUR Island father of four denied committing voter fraud during his arraignment in Magistrate’s Court yesterday afternoon.

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Man interviewed by police within hours of deadly armed robbery

A JURY heard yesterday that a man accused of being involved in a gunpoint robbery that turned fatal had been interviewed in police custody within hours of the incident.

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Eleuthera man held in probe of voter fraud

POLICE arrested a man from Eleuthera and brought him to the capital last night to be questioned in connection with a “voter fraud” investigation, with Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean warning the public that the Royal Bahamas Police Force will take a “no tolerance” approach to such matters.

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Jury shown video during robbery and murder trial

A JURY yesterday was shown an alleged video-recorded inquiry of a man walking police through his involvement in a robbery that turned fatal three years ago.

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Court rejects bail bid by sex assault suspect

A MAN seeking bail before his trial on a sexual assault charge had his application rejected in the Supreme Court yesterday.

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Keod Smith given extra week to find lawyer

KEOD Smith has been given an additional week to find counsel to represent him in committal proceedings arising from legal cost hearings that stemmed from a recusal application in which the attorney accused a Supreme Court judge of bias.

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Men to challenge convictions over false declaration of money

THREE men contesting their convictions relating to a $28,000 false declaration case will have their appeals heard jointly next month.

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UPDATED: Man dies in shooting close to nightclub

POLICE are seeking the public’s assistance in solving the country’s latest homicide after two men were shot, one fatally, near a nightclub in the Wulff Road area over the weekend.

Police hunt for gunmen after raid on jewellery store

POLICE are looking for two gunmen who robbed a jewellery store in the Mall at Marathon on Friday. It was one of three armed robberies over the weekend.

Police seeking three men in connection with murders

Police are asking for the public's help in locating three men wanted for questioning in connection with recent murders.

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Legal discussions delay jury's return in murder and armed robbery trial

LEGAL discussions between Crown and defence counsel in a murder and armed robbery trial has delayed a jury’s return to the court.

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Police issue wanted bulletin for political activist Omar Archer Sr

POLICE have issued a wanted bulletin for political activist Omar Archer Sr for questioning in reference to the possession of an unlicensed firearm.

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Eight years in jail for armed robbery

A MAN was sentenced by the Supreme Court to eight years in prison for the gunpoint robbery of an elderly man at his workplace three years ago.

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Man accused of killing teenager is denied bail at court hearing

A MAN was remanded to prison yesterday after he was arraigned in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred five months ago.

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Pair accused over major drugs find on Bimini

TWO Bimini men were charged in a New Providence court on Wednesday in connection with a major drug seizure on that island last Sunday.