Friday, February 11, 2005
In Jamaica, the Police Federation is trying to get the six policemen cleared of the Braeton seven murders, back on the job. The Federation paid roughly 10 million dollars in legal fees for the cops who were on Friday cleared of the killings.
According to Federation President, Raymond Wilson the first step, is getting the lawmen to undergo counseling, and then slowly easing them back into the job.
A Jamaican judge freed the six policemen who were charged in the shooting deaths of seven youths in 2001, citing lack of evidence. Justice Donald McIntosh ordered the 12-member jury to return a no-case verdict , saying that the prosecution had failed to make a case against the officers.