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3 days in custody

BARRY ALLEYNE, [email protected]

3 days in custody

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A PROMINENT ATTORNEY AT LAW is claiming that a number of “high-profile persons of interest” were held by police over the busy Crop Over weekend as a guise in an effort to maintain law and order between last weekend’s Foreday Morning Jam, and Monday’s Grand Kadooment.

MIDWEEK NATION investigations revealed the men hailed from various St Michael districts such as Spooners Hill, Deacons, and Pinelands, as well as areas in St Lucy and St Philip, and were detained at police stations across the country.

One of the detained men, who requested anonymity, told the MIDWEEK NATION he was picked up on Friday, and released on Monday evening, but not charged with any crimes.

Former president of the Bar Association, Andrew Pilgrim also believes the constitutional rights of the men, two of whom are his clients, were flouted by law enforcement officials. (BA)

Please read the full story in today’s Midweek Nation, or in the eNATION edition.