Jamaica News: Swift action by the Police led to the arrest and charge of one man for Robbery with Violence within a few hours of an incident on Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10 on Saturday, October 24.
He is 33-year-old Ziggy Beckford, otherwise called ‘ Extortionist’, of Pryce Lane, Kingston CSO.
Reports from the Half Way Tree Police are that about 9:05 a.m., the complainant, a conductor on a Toyota Coaster bus, was approached by Beckford and two other men who posed as passengers. Beckford and the men attacked the complainant after their demands for money were not met. The complainant was robbed of JM $3000. The Police were alerted and an investigation launched. Beckford was apprehended a few hours later and subsequently charged.
His court date is being finalized.