Attorney Wayne Munroe is warning the police that it would be a gamble for them to try to raid web shops before he finishes his legal shenanigans.
Topic: web shops
Commissioner Ellison Greenslade promised that officers “will turn up” and “could turn up anywhere”.
Courts in The Bahamas have no authority to block police from taking action if they deem anyone is carrying out an illegal activity, Court of Appeal President Anita Allen said.
Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said that the party is outraged that neither the police nor the government has taken action to shut down web shop gaming.
Attorneys representing web shop operators have appealed to discharge a conservatory order that had protected their clients’ operations from police interference.
Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade refused to say whether police will shut down web shop gaming in The Bahamas.
Displeased with Chief Justice Barnett’s ruling to lift the injunction – which had protected the web shop industry from police and government – web shop mob attorney Wayne Munroe warned the government that this is not over.
Chief Justice Sir Michael Barnett lifted a conservatory order granted on January 30 that protected web shops from police interference.
As seven web shops await decisions on whether to extend an order that prevents police from shutting them down, another web shop is seeking similar protection.