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Old Harbour man who absconded bail two years ago remanded

Published:Monday | September 9, 2013 | 5:11 PM

Rasbert Turner, Gleaner Writer

A man who absconded bail two years ago was remanded when he appeared in court this morning.

He is 40-year-old Cyrel Francis from Old Harbour in St Catherine.

The court heard that in 2011, Francis who was charged with having sexual intercourse with a person under age sixteen, was told to call the person who was acting as his surety.

He reportedly went outside the court and fled.

A bench warrant was issued for his arrest.

He was picked up by the police last week and taken before the court.

He is scheduled to return to court on Friday.


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