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Lashley: Throw book at culprits


TRE GREAVES, [email protected]

Lashley: Throw book at culprits

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MINISTER OF CULTURE Stephen Lashley believes that the culprits who spoilt the vibrant festivities on Grand Kadooment Day should be punished to the full extent of the law.

Monday’s climax of the Crop Over Festival was marred by several incidents of violence, including the late evening death of a 20-year-old.

In the day’s gunplay Tareid Junior Rock of 3rd Avenue Chapman Lane, St Michael was killed in the vicinity of the final stop of the parade along the Spring Garden Highway.

In addition, 22 people, including 20 with gunshot wounds, had to be rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. (TG)

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

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