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PNP North East St Andrew candidate resigns amid criminal charges

Published:Monday | November 16, 2015 | 11:31 PM

Gregory Sutherland, the People's National Party (PNP’s) provisional candidate for North East St Andrew has resigned.

In a statement this afternoon, the PNP said Sutherland resigned today amid criminal allegations.

"Mr. Sutherland has been charged with simple larceny, submitting forged documents and impersonation," a PNP spokesperson said in the statement. 

The PNP said Sutherland has vowed to contest the charges.

Sutherland was expected to challenge the Jamaica Labour Party's Delroy Chuck.