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Published:Wednesday | February 10, 2016 | 2:41 PM
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller. Her letter to Holness says if there is no apology within the next three days then she will institute legal proceedings against him.

Barbara Gayle, Justice Coordinator

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has accused Opposition Leader Andrew Holness of defaming her on Nomination Day and has written to him demanding an apology.

The letter states that if there is no apology within the next three days, then Simpson Miller will institute legal proceedings against Holness.

The Prime Minister contends that the comments have lowered her in the estimation of right-thinking members of society.

Attorney-at-law Bert Samuels of the firm Knight, Junor & Samuels is handling the case.

Efforts to reach Holness for a comment were not successful as calls to his phone went unanswered and he did not immediately respond to text messages.

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