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June 5, 2014
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Male remanded on murder charges

Forty-four-year-old Uriel James, otherwise called 'Rooksie', a businessman and reputed area leader from Rose Town, St Andrew, was remanded in custody when he appeared in the Home Circuit Court on murder charges yesterday.

James is scheduled to return to court on Monday, December 1, 2014.

James, who police believe to be responsible for several murders and shootings, was arrested by the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Task Force (MOCA) in Constant Spring, St Andrew, on Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

Subsequently, an operation assisted by members from Area 4, the Flying Squad, the Organised Crime Investigation Division (OCID) and the Mobile Reserve was conducted at premises he occupies where large sums of money, financial documents and a list with the names of several witnesses were seized.

At the time of his arrest by the MOCA, James was on bail for several matters including murder and shooting with intent. These matters were before the High Court and the Resident Magistrate's Division of the Gun Court.

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