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Opposition Leader calls for crime plan

Published:Friday | September 9, 2016 | 9:58 AM
Simpson Miller says she’s concerned about the spate of violence across the country, particularly those being perpetrated against children.

Opposition Leader, Portia Simpson Miller, is calling for Prime Minister Andrew Holness to outline his promised plans and programmes to tackle crime.

Simpson Miller says she’s concerned about the spate of violence across the country, particularly those being perpetrated against children.

She says swift and decisive short and long-term measures must be implemented to address the untenable explosion of crime.

Simpson Miller also pledged the support of the Opposition in any meaningful effort to reduce crime.

The victims are nine-month-old Aleair Sewell, his 25-year-old mother Rochelle Williams, a bartender, of Swift River in Portland and 62-year-old Albert Pryce, otherwise called Ali of Annotto Bay, St Mary.