Regina v Francis Young

Case Number: 
M. 121 OF 2002
Date of Delivery: 
11.10.2002

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA
IN MISCELLANEOUS
SUIT NO. M. 121 OF 2002
IN THE MATTER of An Application
For Bail (Ex Pade Francis Young)
Regina vs. FRANCIS YOUNG
Mr. Ernest Smith and Ms. Nesta-Claire Smith for the Applicant.
C Ms. Tanya Lobban, Crown Counsel, for the Respondent - . -
HEARD: 7th, and Il tOhcto ber, 2002
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BROOKS J:
The Summons before the Court is headed "Summons for Bail" and in it the
Applicant, the accused man, Francis Young, asks "all parties concerned (to)
attend upon the Judge in Chambers ... on an application on behalf of Francis
Young andlor Appeal from the decision of'the Learning (sic) Resident Magistrate
C of the Parish of Saint James refusing the AccusedlApplicant's Application for
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Bail."
The less said about the facts of the incident giving rise to the charges against the
accused man at this stage is perhaps the better. Suffice it to say that on the one
hand there is evidence (by way of a statement) from a constable that he saw the
accused firing a gun in the direction of three men, who had no weapons in their
hands. One of those men died on the spot and it is for his 'death that the
accused is charged. On the other hand there is also evidence by statements of

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