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Seven detainees in Portmore killings released

Published:Thursday | December 3, 2015 | 12:47 PM

The police have released the seven people arrested in a joint police-military operation in Newlands in Portmore, St Catherine following two killings Tuesday night.

Head of the St Catherine South division, Senior Superintendent Noel Christie says the persons were released last night after being processed. 

He says a motive for the killings has still not been established. 

"We are still collecting statements", he said.

The Political Ombudsman and political representatives have intervened to stem any further violent flare-ups in Newlands.