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Mavado arrested and charged

CAROL MARTINDALE, [email protected]

Mavado arrested and charged

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The police today arrested and charged 30-year-old dee-jay Mavado with assault occasioning bodily harm and malicious destruction of property. Mavado whose real name is David Brooks is alleged to have assaulted a man and damaged his Toyota Camry motor vehicle along the Belmont main road in St. James. The incident happened about 7 p.m.last Friday. The police say the complainant had stopped along the Belmont main road to allow a line of traffic to pass when he and his son were attacked by Mavado and members of his entourage. The complainant is reported to have sustained injuries to his back, leg and forehead. The police say a man, who attempted to bribe the complainant yesterday, was taken into custody by members of the Anti-Corruption Branch and is to be charged with perverting the course of justice. Mavado is to appear in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate Court on Monday, August 8. (Jamaica Gleaner)