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Warrant signed for ‘Dudus’ arrest


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KINGSTON – A warrant for the arrest of Tivoli Gardens strongman, Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke was signed yesterday morning by a high court judge, the Observer  has learnt. The warrant gives  the police Fugitive Apprehension Team the power to collar Coke who is wanted in the United States on drug and  gun- running charges.Monday night Prime Minister Bruce Golding announced that the authority to proceed with the extradition of Coke would be signed by Justice Minister and Attorney General Dorothy Lightbourne.The United States State Department has since last August requested that the Jamaican government extradite Coke, who  they described as a  major trans-national narcotic kingpin. Coke’s stronghold  of Tivoli Gardens and Denham in West Kingston has been barricaded  by his supporters who  say they fear an invasion from the security forces.(Observer)


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