Former RBDF officer's judicial review application dismissed

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May 03, 2011


Tribune Staff Reporter

A SUPREME Court judge yesterday dismissed a judicial review application brought by a former US Marine Corps and Royal Bahamas Defence Force officer who claimed he had been summarily dismissed from the RBDF.

Justice Stephen Isaacs found that Lieutenant Zennerman Sherman's allegation that he had been summarily dismissed from the Force was false.

Lt Sherman, who joined the Defence Force in 1996 after leaving the US Marine Corps with an honourable discharge in 1992, contended that National Security Minister Tommy Turnquest - who followed the recommendation of former RBDF Commodore Clifford Scavella - did not have the power to ...

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News date : 05/03/2011    Category : Tribune Stories

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