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Labourites bash Dwayne Vaz at gospel concert

Published:Monday | December 14, 2015 | 1:34 PM
Westmoreland Central, Dwayne Vaz.

Embattled Member of Parliament of Parliament for Westmoreland Central, Dwayne Vaz, was the main target of labourites at a gospel concert in Old Harbour, St Catherine last night who blasted him for controversial comments he made on the political platform.

Vaz has been under public scrutiny after using the lyrics of a violent Vybez kartel song to take hits at his political opponents at a recent political meeting.

In commenting on an incident surrounding the circumstances under which the office of a People’s National Part (PNP) Councillor was burnt down, Vaz reportedly began singing the song which many say could incite violence.

READ: Vybz Vaz - MP introduces one of dancehall's most violent songs on PNP stage

He has subsequently apologised for the incident.

However, West Kingston Member of Parliament, Desmond McKenzie, said the PNP should disassociate itself from Vaz’s comments.

McKenzie said the JLP has love for everyone including the PNP.

He said Vybz Kartel sang that song for a particular reason and the JLP condemns what it represents.

West Portland MP, Daryl Vaz, joined Mckenzie in taking the Westmoreland Central MP to task saying the JLP could not support his comments.

According to him the leadership of the JLP would never countenance such utterances.

Both men said if such a thing had happened in the JLP their party leaders would have taken action.

The JLP has lodged a complaint against Vaz with the Political Ombudsman.