Absent police witnesses cause adjournment of Gillian Thompson trial

The failure of police witnesses appearing in court to offer evidence in the trial of Odeda Underwood, who stands accused of causing the death of the late Chief Librarian Gillian Thompson by driving dangerously, resulted in an adjournment of the trial yesterday.

When the names of the two remaining witnesses were called and no one appeared, Magistrate Fabayo Azore announced that she would be adjourning the matter, after she chastised the prosecution about the police witnesses not showing up for the second time.

Prosecutor Joel Ricknauth informed the magistrate that he had been informed that the witnesses were on …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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