Archive for November 17th, 2016

Friend of prison boss favoured over colleagues

Friend of prison boss favoured over colleagues

| 17/11/2016 | 94 Comments
(CNS): A British woman who was a long-time friend of the prison director was given preferential treatment when she was employed at HMP Northward as a manager in 2014 compared to her colleagues. Nina White, who has since left the service after getting embroiled in the ‘videogate’ scandal at the j [...]

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Khan to serve 4 years for sex crimes

Khan to serve 4 years for sex crimes

| 17/11/2016 | 63 Comments
(CNS): Former local chiropractor Dr Jemal ‘Jamie’ Khan will serve four years in prison for various indecent assault offenses. Justice Charles Quin handed down a series of sentences Thursday, including six years for the most serious conviction from a list of offences committed by the back [...]

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Doctors snub review of medical fees

| 17/11/2016 | 34 Comments
(CNS): The government has confirmed that fees paid to doctors for health services won’t increase in the short-term after most local healthcare providers failed to engage in a survey to review medical costs that could have seen them get more cash. The results of the work by medical consultants enga [...]

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Convicted gun witnesses plead against jail

Convicted gun witnesses plead against jail

| 17/11/2016 | 22 Comments
(CNS): A couple who gave evidence  in a trial against a local man with a reputation for gang-related violence begged not to go to jail at the sentencing hearing Wednesday. Ashley Terry and Sean Dunbar appeared in court alongside Jose ‘Peto’ Sanchez for the possession of a handgun at a Bodden To [...]

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CIG steps up recycling efforts with $140k of kit

CIG steps up recycling efforts with $140k of kit

| 17/11/2016 | 26 Comments
(CNS): The government has bought around $90,000 worth of new recycling equipment and $50,000 of specialist bins to boost the recycling efforts now being made by the Department of Environmental Health. The kit was described by officials as an interim measure to divert recyclable materials from the la [...]

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