POLICE Commissioner owen Ellington has revealed that members of the West Kingston militia which engaged the security forces in battle wore dresses.
Ellington, who was speaking at a press briefing at Jamaica Defence Force headquarters of Up Park Camp today, said some of the male corpses are dressed in female attire.
“There were two women among the civilians killed. The rest are all males and some were dressed like females at the time they were killed,” Ellington said.
The security forces launched a major offensive against an armed militia loyal to wanted fugitive Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke on Sunday.
Police today released a photograph of Coke (see above) which they found in his Presidential Click office in Tivoli Gardens. Coke is believed to have changed his appearance by shaving his head and beard.
Seventy three persons were killed while three members of the security forces were killed and 58, (30 soldiers and 28 cops), injured. The joint police/military team has also seized 22 illegal weapons, 7,000 rounds of assorted ammunition, explosive devices, police and military uniforms and paraphernalia.