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Bench ‘doing its bit’ in crime fight

RACHELLE AGARD, [email protected]

Bench ‘doing its bit’ in crime fight

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THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM is committed to helping stem the recent upsurge in crime across Barbados.

This was the pledge of Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson yesterday, as he spoke at the opening of the 2017-2018 law term in Supreme Court No. 1 yesterday.

“This is important to the court system for another reason,” he said.

“We have recently seen a spike in violent crimes committed with firearms, and there is little doubt that much of the use of firearms is fuelled by the drug trade. (RA)

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