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SVG: Major Ruling in Quarantine Case on Jan. 5

(iWitness News) The Lowmans Windward woman charged with breaching quarantine will know on Jan. 5, 2021 whether the Crown has made out a case against her.

When the trial continued at the Kingstown Magistrate’s Court last Tuesday, Dec. 22, defence counsel Israel Bruce asked Senior Magistrate Rickie Burnett to find that his client, Jeyandra Jackson, 24, had no case to answer.

Bruce made the no-case submission after the Crown called its final three witnesses — Latoya Jackson, the defendant’s cousin, Dr. Roger Duncan, medical officer of health, and detective Constable Strongson Soleyn, the investigator.

Jackson is being tried on a charge that on Oct. 27, she contravened an order made by Duncan under section 27(a) of the Public Health Act, requiring her to quarantine herself from other persons.

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