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Attorney accuses DPP of prosecutorial misconduct

Monday, July 16, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Defence attorney Bert Samuels this morning accused Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Paula Llewellyn of aiding and abetting an attempt to pervert the course of justice.

Samuels, who is representing Shawn “Shawn Storm” Campbell, told the judges in the Court of Appeal that when the DPP was made aware of allegations that a juror in the Vybz Kartel murder trial had reportedly tried to bribe other jurors, she should have used her prosecutorial powers under the Constitution to stop the case.

Samuels also accused the DPP of prosecutorial misconduct, which he said occurred when she recommended that the jurors be warned and for the trial to continue on learning about the alleged bribery attempt by one of the jurors.

More information later.

Tanesha Mundle

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