08 Jun PNP CONDEMNS KILLING OF GREENWICH TOWN DIVISIONAL SECRETARY MAXINE SIMPSON
Kingston, Jamaica, June 5, 2017: The People’s National Party is saddened by the shooting incident at Caribbean Palms in the Constituency of South West St. Andrew, which resulted in the death of Comrade Maxine Simpson, and the injury of Councillor Karl Blake of the Greenwich Town Division.
The PNP Family wishes to express its condolences to the family, relative and friends of Comrade Maxine Simpson; and wish for Councillor Karl Blake a speedy and full recovery.
The assault on both Councillor Blake and Comrade Maxine Simpson is a reprehensible act of violence and we implore the security forces to conduct a thorough investigation to apprehend those responsible for such a vicious crime.
We take note of the blatant murder of so many of Jamaicans, especially our women and call upon all Jamaicans to cooperate with the police in their various investigations as we all unite to fight against this scourge.