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Concerns still looming over Ag’s selection of lawyers of the Police Service

Concerns continue to loom over the attorney general’s selection of a team of lawyers to advise the Police Service, on charges relating to persons detained under the anti-gang legislation.

The latest person to raise questions is Attorney-at-law, Joseph Panto…

Since the team has been put together questions have arisen as to whether the AG has overstepped his boundaries, as advise of this nature to the police, falls under the Director of Public Prosecution…

Those attorneys formally received their letters of appointment on Monday at the Police Administration building.

During an interview this morning Mr. Panto said he felt the Police Commissioner should have played a more leading role in the process.

The attorney noted that the Commissioner was constitutionally selected and his office ought to be independent…

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