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JAMAICA | Appeal Court Rules: INDECOM has no powers to Arrest, Charge, Prosecute

KINGSTON,  March 18, 2018 - After years of confusion regarding whether the INDECOM Act gives the investigative body the power to arrest, charge and prosecute members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, the Appeal Court in a100-page judgement on Friday, ruled that the INDECOM Act is not empowered by section 20 of the Act, statute or common law, to arrest, charge of  prosecute any person for an offence.
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JAMAICA-Police sign MoU with INDECOM

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan 3, CMC – The Jamaica government Tuesday said it had no intention of dissolving the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) that investigates allegations involving police officers.

Court of Appeal rules INDECOM entitled to phone records for criminal investigations

KINGSTON,  Jamaica, May 30, 2015 - The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) will now be able to require telecommunications service providers to supply it with information, on the condition that it is in furtherance of a criminal investigation. This was the decision of the Court of Appeal in the matter of INDECOM v Digicel (Jamaica) Limited.

Who is responsible for Deane's death…

Montego Bay Jamaica Sunday August 17, 2014 - The untimely and unfortunate death of 31 year old construction worker Mario Deane as a result of a beating he received while in the custody of the State, has evoked public sentiments about the treatment of persons in jail as well as individuals being locked up for minor offences such as the possession of a ganja spliff.
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