TWO men who police alleged are gang leaders were released yesterday from custody after a writ of habeas corpus was filed on their behalf.

Their attorney, Christon J Williams, later commended the police for “respecting the judicial process” after releasing Anton “Boombay” Boney and Quincy Felix.

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Four other men held during the police “push-back” ­exercises in Sea Lots, Beetham Gardens and Laventille during the past few days—Cedric “Burkie” Burke, his son Revaldo Burke, Ancil “Chemist” Villafana and Akani “Dole” Adams—were also yesterday seeking freedom through the courts.


A humiliating defeat. This is how Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is describing the move by Government to delete the controversial clause 7 to the Freedom of Information Act.