“SWIFT Justice is working” was the Attorney General’s response yesterday to the Court of Appeal questioning its efficiency in handling appeal cases.
THE Court of Appeal president dubbed yesterday’s special ceremony for the retirement and elevation of three judges as “the institutional knighting of the Court of Appeal”.
A WOMAN found guilty by a magistrate for her Straw Market scuffle with police officers had her numerous convictions squashed by the Court of Appeal yesterday.
THE Court of Appeal yesterday called into question the efficiency of the Attorney General’s office’s handling of an appeal case.
A CONVICTED serial killer appeared in the Court of Appeal yesterday indicating his intent to contest a life sentence imposed on him by the appellate court seven years ago for the manslaughter of his live-in lover.
THE 53-year-old woman who was murdered in Long Island over the weekend was “hit in the head with a blunt object” and not “stabbed multiple times” as was initially reported by police, according to Officer in Charge of the Central Detective Unit Chief Superintendant Paul Rolle.
A JURY heard yesterday how a man told a detective of his agreement to participate in a $100,000 ransom for kidnapping that ended with hearing the screams of a man being burnt alive.
A MAN was shot dead while standing in the Soldier Road area last night and three others were taken to hospital for gunshot wounds, including a reportedly drunk woman driver who was shot by police after leading officers on a high-speed car chase.
A 23-year-old man was shot in the head and killed early yesterday morning after getting into an argument with a group of men over a woman inside a local nightclub, police said.
A JUDGE, in three days time, is expected to rule on a man’s request for bail ahead of trial for double attempted murder.
A MAN convicted of conspiring to rob a John Bull retail store is seeking bail ahead of his substantive hearing before the Court of Appeal.
POLICE are asking for the public’s help in finding 19-year-old Roy Stubbs whom they would like to question in connection with a shooting that saw officers caught in an exchange of gunfire between two rival groups.
THE weekend murder of a popular web shop employee in Long Island has left residents there distraught after the usually peaceful community was disrupted by news of which none could make sense.
POLICE may have located the car used in Friday’s shooting deaths of Jermaine Rolle and Byron Saunders aka “Bones”, Chief Superintendent Clayton Fernander said yesterday.
BISHOP Simeon Hall and other Bahamian religious leaders yesterday called on the “three political parties” in the country to “sheath their swords” and produce a “bipartisan ten-year crime plan for the nation”.