DPP withdraws charge after complainant declines action

Two men charged with a shooting incident in May of this year are free of those charges, after the complainant told the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions he did not wish to pursue further court action.

25 year old Frank Vernon Gentle and 21 year old Kendis Faber were charged with use of deadly means of harm against Radman Welch, but according to his attorney Alifa Elrington-Hyde, he had already indicated at the time of the arraignment in the May vlcsnap-2014-12-04-06h15m53s183that he retracted his statement to the police in writing to the DPP.

Nonetheless, the charges stuck until Wednesday when they were dropped.

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