The man who gave a false statement to the police alleging that there was a plot to murder Opposition Leader Andrew Holness and JLP General Secretary, Dr Horace Chang, was today sentenced to two-and-a-half-years in prison.

Maxi Robinson had pleaded guilty to the charge of public mischief yesterday in the Corporate Area Criminal Court before Senior Resident Magistrate, Judith Pusey.

Robinson had falsely said that members of the JLP had ordered the hit.