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Sir David on Jamaican commission

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Sir David on Jamaican commission

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Barbadian Sir David Simmons has been appointed to a Commission of Enquiry to investigate the events that   unfolded in Tivoli Gardens in May 2010.
According to the Jamaica Observer, the former attorney general and retired chief justice is one of three people appointed by Jamaica’s Governor General Sir Patrick Allen.
The others are Justice Hazel Harris, a retired judge of the Court of Appeal of Jamaica, and Velma Hylton, a former puisne judge of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States and former director of public prosecutions (DPP) in The Bahamas and Grenada. She was also deputy DPP in Jamaica.
 The commission will be investigating the circumstances surrounding the outbreak of violence in Tivoli gardens when the security forces attempted to apprehend former strongman Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke. (Observer)