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COURT ORDERS FORMER GRENADA PM TO PAY $130,000 IN LIBEL CASE

Former Grenada Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell will have to pay EC$130, 000.00 to former Congress Sports Minister Patrick Simmons after he lost a libel case brought against him.

Attorney-at-law Alban John who represented Simmons in the case confirmed to THE NEW TODAY that the judgment was delivered Monday in favour of his client by high court judge Justice Raulston Glasgow.

John said he could not give much details as he has not received a written copy of the judgment from the high court judge.

The case stemmed from claims made by Dr. Mitchell that Simmons as a member of the Cabinet used privileged information to rush and purchase lands in Hope, St Andrew to make a financial bonanza because the University of the West Indies (UWI) had committed to building a facility in the area.

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