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Lloyd D'Aguilar's group could be booted from Enquiry today

Published:Monday | June 29, 2015 | 6:55 AM
Lloyd D'Aguilar at the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry last year.

Local civil group, Tivoli Committee, will know today whether it will remain a participant in the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry. 

Last week, chairman of the enquiry, Sir David Simmons, gave the group until today to submit witness statements. 

He said if the group, led by Lloyd D'Aguilar, does not meet the deadline, it will not be allowed to question witnesses.

Last year, Sir David barred D'Aguilar from the enquiry after repeated outbursts days after the sittings began. 

The Tivoli Committee, claims to represent several residents in the west Kingston community of Tivoli Gardens who were impacted by the police-military operations in May 2010.

Meanwhile, when the enquiry resumes at 10 o'clock this morning, Major Garth Anderson of the Jamaica Defence Force will continue to face cross-examination.

The enquiry, which is in it's fifth session, is looking into the circumstances surrounding the operation that left more than 70 civilians dead. 

It will break on Friday.