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Davies condemns attempt on broadcasters life

Jamaica Observer

Friday, April 06, 2012 | 4:35 AM    

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MINISTER of Transport, Works and Housing Omar Davies, has expressed alarm at the attack on Jody-Ann Grey, an employee of KOOL FM (AEROTEL), one of the Agencies which reports to the Ministry.

“We are extremely concerned about this unfortunate incident and we condemn the attack in the strongest possible terms. We are hoping that Jody-Ann and her unborn child will survive this ordeal; the Ministry pledges to lend whatever support it can to their healing process,” Davies said.

Davies also praised the police for their quick action in apprehending alleged persons associated with the attack.



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