Police Constable Charged For Assault

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Another Police Constable has been charged by the Inspectorate and Professional Standards Oversight Bureau, I-PROB.

He was charged yesterday.

Constable Jafari Pearson is facing charges of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, following an investigation by INDECOM and a ruling by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP).

Constable Pearson was charged in relation to the assault of a man who was in custody at the Lucea Police Station Lock-up in 2014.

He was granted bail when he appeared in the Lucea Parish Court.

Constable Pearson returns to court on September 20.



William Mitchell is a sports-fanatic turned journalist. He graduated from CARIMAC in 2016. He interned at the Jamaica Gleaner covering sports and joined NNN in 2017. Mitchell covers crime for Nationwide. He’s been to every single zone of special operations across the island.


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