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Alleged rape victim paid $2,000 for fake marriage, court is told

THE Jamaican woman at the heart of a rape allegation involving a senior immigration officer allegedly admitted to paying her would-be husband $2,000 to marry her, according to a police interview of the accused.

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Drive-by killer suspect charged

A 27-year-old man was charged yesterday with murdering a 21-year-old man during a drive-by shooting in the Bain Town area last week that was captured on surveillance video.

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Two stabbings and one shooting under investigation

POLICE are investigating several acts of violence that occurred in New Providence on Monday, including a shooting and two separate stabbings.

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Police name stabbed juvenile, 16

THE minor who was fatally stabbed at a night spot in Freeport this week has been officially identified as 16-year-old Joshua Davis, of Carissa Street, according to police.

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Sacked banker: I was used as a scapegoat

LAWYERS for sacked First Caribbean International (FCIB) banker, Paul Major, yesterday alleged bank directors lined him up as the “scapegoat” for the blunder that allowed disgraced FIFA executive Charles Blazer to use a local account to misappropriate a reported $15m belonging to FIFA.

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Court hears conflicting stories over rape claims

A SENIOR immigration officer and a Jamaican woman have given conflicting accounts of the night she was allegedly raped by him, with the officer saying the complainant asked for it and her saying he made lewd overtures to her while he was lying in bed naked.

Juvenile dies after stabbing in Freeport

GRAND Bahama police are investigating the stabbing death of a juvenile at a business establishment in Freeport early on Monday.

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22 held in massive Bimini operation

LAW enforcement officers arrested 22 people during a massive operation in Bimini on Saturday.

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Arson attack suspected as fire damages school

POLICE suspect an arsonist set fire to a building on the Anatol Rodgers Senior School campus, causing extensive damage.

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Man killed, woman injured in shootings hours apart

POLICE are investigating after a man was killed and a woman was injured in two shooting incidents hours apart.

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Break-in and robbery at Solomon's in Freeport

GRAND Bahama Police are investigating a brazen break-in and robbery at the Solomon's Wholesale Store in Freeport on Friday that resulted in significant damage to the establishment and a bank ATM machine there.

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Former assistant principal charged with Bahamian woman's murder in Florida

A FORMER assistant principal at the school where Bahamian Kameela Russell was employed has been charged with her murder in Florida.

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DRIVE-BY KILLING: Video shows how victim is shot as car passes by

DISTURBING surveillance video has emerged showing the last moments of a man before he was fatally wounded during a drive-by shooting on Dunmore Street on Wednesday night.

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Alleged acid attack woman needs time to submit costs

A 41-year-old man accused of causing dangerous harm to a woman on whom he allegedly dumped acid in November, yesterday had his case stood down to July 30 to allow his victim the time needed to have her medical expenses submitted to the court.

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Man dies after drive-by shooting

A man is dead after a shooting on Dunmore Street on Wednesday night.