Daily Archive for May 8th, 2007

Emily Amy’s murder

Cop: I was pressured into charging mother

By Anika Gumbs-Sandiford

JailPOLICE acted wrongfully when 19-year-old Anita Annamunthodo was arrested and slapped with six counts of wilful neglect of her murdered four-year-old daughter Emily Amy Annamunthodo.

In his report to senior officers on April 19, PC Marcel Hamilton, complainant in the matter, admitted that his judgment was flawed when he laid the charges.

Hamilton, a policeman for the past seven years, stated that he laid the charges unwillingly, because he felt he could not challenge the instructions of a senior homicide officer.
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