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Trial of cop on murder rap begins today
2012-06-18 10:17:26 | (0 Comments)
Rushan Hamilton, the police constable who is accused of murdering a 14-year-old schoolgirl is to go on trial in the Home Circuit Court today.
Hamilton has been in custody since 2008.
He is charged in relation to the murder of Jhaneel Goulbourne, the 14-year-old schoolgirl, who was killed in 2008.
The Crown is alleging that Goulbourne was sexually molested on October 4, 2008, at the Elletson Road Police Station in Kingston.
A report was made to the police on October 10, 2008 and the girl subsequently went missing from her home in Harbour View, St. Andrew.
It is alleged that she was standing at her gate when she was taken away.
Hamilton was initially charged with carnal abuse and indecent assault of the teen.
However, a murder charge was added after the child disappeared.
Source: The Gleaner/Power 106 News
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