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Thursday, March 17

JFJ condemns shooting of cop

JamaicaObserver.com: "HUMAN rights watchdog Jamaicans For Justice (JFJ) yesterday expressed regret that a police constable in Runaway Bay, St Ann, was shot several times by one of a group of gunmen after coming to the aid of other officers on Monday this week.

'This incident serves as an important reminder of the risks the brave members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force face each day,' said JFJ Executive Director Dr Carolyn Gomes. 'We hope that the officer recovers and the perpetrators of this heinous act are brought to justice in accordance with human rights standards.'
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