Phillips Criticises Police, DPP Over Status Of Corruption Investigations


Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips is criticizing the Police and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, ODPP, for what he says is a failure to arrest and prosecute anyone in the ongoing corruption investigations.

Dr. Phillips says the Police and the ODPP are among crucial national institutions which are operating with a trust deficit.

Dr. Phillips says it’s disturbing that no one has been taken into custody in connection with recent corruption investigations.

Dr. Peter Phillips, PNP President addressing a media conference at the party’s Old Hope Road Headquarters on Monday.

Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.

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