Pryce supporter gets court injunction barring PNP election in NE St Elizabeth

News post September 12, 2015

Raymond Pryce… His suporter argues that his challenger Evon Redman is not a member of a group, and under the PNP’s constitution, he is not eligible for election.

Supreme Court Justice Bryan Sykes has granted a 28-day ex parte injunction to a Raymond Pryce supporter barring the holding of a People’s National Party election in his North East St Elizabeth constituency.

However, the parties are to return court tomorrow morning, when the judge will hear further arguments and make a ruling.

People’s National Party General secretary Paul Burke has been named as the defendant.

The injunction was filed this afternoon by PNP member and former Mayor of Black River, Daphne Holmes.

On Tuesday, Holmes wrote to Burke warning that the constituency will be bitterly divided if steps are not taken to remedy issues relating to the selection exercise.

Among other things, Holmes charged that Pryce’s challenger Evon Redman is not a member of a group, and under the PNP’s constitution, he is not eligible for election.

It’s understood that Redman is a member of a group which will not be recognised by the party as it has not been in existence for the minimum seven months.

Holmes has also charged that many persons who are listed on the delegates’ voters list have long died.

In the meantime, The Gleaner/Power 106 News centre understands that the PNP is at this hour holding an emergency officer’s meeting.

The selection was initially slated for last weekend, but was postponed by a week.

 

published by The Gleaner.

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