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Myrie takes the witness stand
2013-03-04 12:12:12 | (0 Comments)
Livern Barrett, Gleaner Writer
Shanique Myrie - File
Jamaican Shanique Myrie is now in the witness box at the hearing where is she is challenging the Barbados government.
The matter is being heard by judges of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ).
Myrie is being cross-examined by Roger Forde who is the lead attorney for the Barbados government.
The CCJ, which is setting at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston, began hearing the case this morning.
READ: Bar president calls CCJ hearing in Jamaica historic
She has taken the Barbadian Government to the CCJ on allegations that she was assaulted by an immigration officer in March 2011.
Myrie has accused Barbadian border officials of assaulting her during a cavity search at the Grantley Adams International Airport.
She also claims that she was subjected to forceful and brutish language by airport officials on her arrival.
Myrie is being represented by Attorney-at-Law Michelle Brown.
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