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West Kingston Enquiry resumes, but will be in camera

Published:Friday | April 10, 2015 | 9:56 AM

Attorneys representing the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) are to make submissions today as the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry resumes.

However, the hearing will not be open to the public.

The lawyers for the JDF are seeking to prevent the disclosure of sensitive information.

They say revealing the information may be harmful and against public interest and public safety.

Following the submissions, the Commissioners will rule if the information is to be revealed.

Meanwhile, the public will be invited to take part in the enquiry on Monday.

At that time, former Prime Minister Bruce Golding and former Commissioner of Police Owen Ellingston are to go back on the witness stand where they will be cross-examined by attorney-at-law Jacqueline Samuels-Brown, who is representing Reverend Al Miller.

Miller was arrested and charged after he was found in the company of then fugitive Christopher 'Dudus' Coke.

The enquiry is looking at the police-military operation in West Kingston in May 2010 which left more than 70 people dead.

The operation was aimed at capturing Coke.