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Businessman held for ‘trying to bribe’ cop

MONTEGO BAY — A twenty-seven-year-old businessman of a Glendevon address in Montego Bay, St. James was yesterday arrested by members of the Anti-Corruption Branch after he attempted to bribe a policeman.

According to police reports the businessman was driving a motor vehicle along the Albion main road in Montego Bay when he was stopped by police personnel who were on traffic duties.

He was asked to produce the vehicle documents but was unable to do so, he was thereafter advised that the vehicle would be seized and he would be charged for breaches of the Road Traffic Act.

It is alleged that the businessman offered the policeman $10,000 for him not to be charged. A report was made to the Montego Bay office of the Anti-Corruption Branch and he was arrested and taken into custody. (Observer)

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