Police Seek Witnesses After Woman Is Doused With Flammable Substance

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The Police are appealing to persons who witnessed a woman being doused with a flammable substance and then set on fire, to come forward with information.

A 29-second video of the incident is being circulated on social media.

It shows a man pouring the substance on the woman, before setting her ablaze.

It’s not clear where and when the incident happened.

But the Central Kingston Police say they are aware of the video and want witnesses to come forward.



Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.


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