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Bench warrant issued for accused in MoBay prostitution case

Published:Friday | July 10, 2015 | 4:12 PM

A bench warrant has been issued for one of the accused in a prostitution ring case in Montego Bay, St James.

The warrant was issued after Kiwania Cole failed to turn up in court yesterday when the matter was called up in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate’s Court.

The warrant had previously been ordered but was stayed until yesterday’s court date.

Meanwhile, the other accused had their bails extended.

They are attorney-at-law, Lennox Gayle, Kadian Grey, Nyoka Jolly, Sheline Reid, Shavel Harriot Shanique Fennell, and Amanda Wallace.

The case had been set for mention on October 26, 27 and 28.

However, the case was pushed back after the court was told that legal representation for the women had been finalised.

Gayle, who is represented by attorneys Churchill Neita and Dwight Reece, is accused of false and misleading conduct in relation to allegations that he was running a massage parlour in Montego Bay, where prostitution was said to be taking place.

Gayle was arrested on April 16, 2014, and was subsequently charged alongside his co-accused.