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We’re Not Corrupt, We Won’t Step Aside, Says FLA Board – Denounces Claims As Innuendos Amid Licence Scandal

The embattled board of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) is standing firm, declaring it is not corrupt and sees no reason for all its members to temporarily step aside as a high-level probe of the alleged granting of gun licences to people of questionable character intensifies.

The stance comes as news emerged that a Jamaica Labour Party activist on the police radar and once investigated for several crimes was granted a licence.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is also said to be “very concerned” and is on the verge of demanding the resignations of the five board members.

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