Commish praises pastor for handing over criminal suspect
The Commissioner of Police, Dr Carl Williams, has hailed Bishop Rohan Edwards for his role in handing over criminal suspect Marvin 'Fat Man' Campbell.
Campbell was listed as a person of interest in relation to the five murders in March Pen, St Catherine on Sunday. He was handed over to the police by Bishop Edwards.
“Bishop Edwards’ actions demonstrate the strong partnership between the police and the clergy, one that is needed in the continued fight against crime,” Williams said.
Commissioner Williams recently announced that a protocol would be established to guide the manner in which criminal suspects are handed over to the police by members of the clergy.
The announcement followed the conviction of the Reverend Al Miller on charges of attempting to pervert the course of justice.
Miller, pastor of Fellowship Tabernacle in St Andrew, was recently fined $1 million or 12 months' imprisonment. This, after the then fugitive Christopher 'Dudus' Coke was found in a car the pastor was driving on the Mandela Highway in 2010.