#JaVotes2016: Brown Burke accuses JLP supporters of intimidation

first_imgPeople’s National Party (PNP) vice president Angela Brown Burke has claimed that PNP indoor agents at the Mountain View Primary School, in the constituency of St Andrew Eastern were chased away by gunmen. Brown Burke told The Gleaner that she had gone to the centre to oversee a change-over of indoor agents when they were accosted and intimidated by gunmen. She said she has reported the incident to the police and the Electoral Office of Jamaica. The superintendent of police in charge at the polling division said he had received no reports of intimidation.last_img


first_imgTWO Donegal teenagers who were set upon by a gang of vicious youths were fined €100 each for failing to co-operate with Gardaí. Eddie Curran, 18, with an address at 1 Knocknamona Terrace, Letterkenny and Liam Boyle, 18, with an address at 14 College Park were charged with being abusive and threatening to Gardaí.Gardaí found the men in an extremely intoxicated state – while both also had sustained serious injuries and were both covered in blood. The two men were not co-operative and both refused to give Gardaí their names and address.They repeatedly told the Gardaí to f**k off and leave them alone.An ambulance was called to give both men medical attention – but again both men told the emergency personnel to f**k off and we’re becoming increasingly erratic.Gardaí had no other option but the arrest both men.Solicitor for the defendants Kieran O’Gorman said both men had no previous convictions – and there actions were out of character for them.O’Gorman said, “Both men deeply regretted their behaviour and had acknowledged that their behaviour was unacceptable.“Alcohol had played a major factor and both men were incapable on the night in question.“They had been set upon by a gang earlier in the evening and the pair suffered some bad in injuries incident.“They’ve both asked me to instruct the court that they will never be involved in such behaviour again – and had learnt their lesson.Judge Paul Kelly was unhappy with the pair’s attitude and demeanour in court and asked them what they planned to do.Judge Paul Kelly asked Eddie Curran want profession he’d like to do for a career?Mr Curran responded saying, “I’d like to be a chef so I would.Judge Kelly said, “Do you think having a criminal record will help you get a job as a chef?“I’ll tell you now it won’t, a criminal record is not a positive thing to have on your CV.Kieran O’Gorman said that Mr Curran had won a BAKE-OFF competition recently with Youthreach and was a talented young chef.Judge Kelly put the same question to Mr Boyle.Mr Boyle responded saying, “I want to get a job, but I’m currently on the sick at the minute.“I’d like to get a job soon.Judge Kelly fined both men €100 each and gave them one month to pay it.DRUNKEN PAIR WHO WERE COVERED IN BLOOD TOLD GARDAÍ TO F**K OFF was last modified: November 2nd, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:courtsnewslast_img read more