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Reverend spends night in custody after libel accusation

A REVEREND who was accused of making offensive allegations against Police Commissioner Paul Rolle in a Facebook video that has now gone viral was yesterday charged with intentional libel.

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Two accused of separate murders

A MAN and a teenager were yesterday charged in Magistrates Court with murder in connection with two separate incidents.

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WOMAN SAYS SHE PAID FOR TEST

AN attorney representing a woman accused of using forged test results in an attempt to travel to Abaco last week said she paid for what she thought was a legitimate test from fraudsters purporting to operate a mobile unit connected to a hospital.

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COUPLE ARRESTED AFTER GUN FIND

A FREEPORT couple was arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition yesterday.

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TWO ACCUSED OVER $3M COCAINE HAUL

TWO men were arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with the recent seizure of more than $3m worth of cocaine which was recovered by officers during a drug bust in Eleuthera last week.

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Gunned down playing dominoes

THE FAMILY of a man who was shot and killed while he was playing dominoes over the holiday weekend said although he had his challenges, nothing he had done could have justified the way he was killed.

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DOUBLE MURDER ACCUSED SHOT DEAD BY POLICE: Sister questions official account of chase which left her brother dead

POLICE shot and killed a man on Good Friday who they said fired a gun in their direction.

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Man dead after shootout with police

A man is dead after a shootout with police in Nassau Village on Friday afternoon.

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Reverend arrested for 'offensive' allegations against Commissioner

A REVEREND who made “offensive” allegations against Police Commissioner Paul Rolle in a video that went viral on Facebook is now being questioned by police.

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Additional charges for pair accused of human trafficking

PROSECUTORS brought additional charges on Thursday against a man and woman who were last week accused of conspiring to sexually exploit two teenage girls through human trafficking.

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Seven fined for fraudulent COVID-19 test results

THE chief magistrate on Thursday fined seven people who tried to use fraudulent COVID-19 test results to travel to four different family islands between March 25 and 31.

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Psychiatric evaluation ordered for man who exposed himself to girl

A 29-year-old man who admitted exposing himself to a young girl while she was on her way to school was ordered to undergo psychiatric evaluation before he is sentenced.

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Man must pay $150 over marijuana

A 27-year-old man who was caught with over $100 worth or marijuana must pay $150 to avoid spending a month behind bars.

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Jail term upheld for police boat chase

THE Court of Appeal yesterday affirmed the four-year sentence of one of two men who led officers on a high speed boat chase after he and his partner were caught sailing on the open seas with a quantity of dangerous drugs.

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Man to face trial over kissing girl, 10

A MAGISTRATE is set to determine the fate of a 25-year-old man who was accused of kissing a ten-year-old girl on the lips during a game of spin the bottle nearly two years ago.