Ruth Jones and George Hyde charged with perjury

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Two persons who brought to the Belmopan Magistrate Court late Monday afternoon, on charges of perjury, they are Ruth Jones and George Hyde. What makes this case interesting is that the allegations of perjury are in connection to statements vlcsnap-2013-11-05-07h16m17s149they gave Police regarding the murder of Orlando Smith. Please note that they themselves are not being charged with murder, but for making false statements when they were interviewed by the Police. We understand the Police are continuing their investigation into the murder of Orlando Smith and are awaiting directive from the DPP. Smith was found dead on Thursday night in the Salvapan area. His throat was slit and what is believed to be the murder weapon was later found inside his cab, on the George Price Highway.

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