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CDA: Stop sharing videos of criminal acts against children

Published:Wednesday | February 8, 2017 | 2:58 PM
Gage-Grey urged persons who come into contact with these video to make arrangements to hand them over to the CDA or the Police so that there can be an investigation.

Head of the Child Development Agency (CDA), Rosalee Gage-Grey, is reminding Jamaicans to desist from sharing videos of criminal activities, especially involving children.

In an interview on Power 106 FM this morning,  Gage-Grey said the action is illegal and offenders can be convicted and fined by the court.

She said the agency is disturbed by the proliferation of videos being circulated on social media and messaging platforms.

The CDA head said persons should avoid the practice.

 

Head of the CDA, Rosalee Gage-Grey

Gage-Grey urged persons who come into contact with these video to make arrangements to hand them over to the CDA or the Police so that there can be an investigation.

Meanwhile, she said the agency is concern about the increase in violence against children

She said the CDA is similarly concern about the spate of murders of women, who, according to her, often leave behind multiple children who are affected by their deaths.

Meanwhile, the CDA head urged members of the public to report incidents of abuse against children.