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Jamaica's national security is in a precarious state - Opposition

Published:Thursday | September 17, 2015 | 12:44 PM
In this July file photo, Jamaica Labour Party Spokesman on National Security Derrick Smith addresses a press conference at the JLP Headquarters on Belmont Road in Kingston. Looking on is Pearnel Charles Junior.

Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Derrick Smith says the country’s national security is in a precarious state.

He is calling for Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to outline what will be done to reverse crime.

Smith also charges that National Security Minister, Peter Bunting has been silent as the murder rate shoots up and the police come under siege.

 

Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Derrick Smith

He is also expressing concern that offences such as murder, robbery, drug trafficking and suicide are increasingly linked to police personnel.