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Nine members of the Uchence Wilson Gang convicted of being a part of the criminal organisation in the trial which was concluded on Tuesday will be sentenced on November 30 revealed Chief Justice Bryan Sykes, as he completed his summation of the 19-month trial in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston yesterday.

Those convicted are Wilson, Fitzroy Scott, Stephenson Bennett, Michael Lamonth, Machel Goulbourne, Derron Taylor, Odeen Smith, Lanworth Geohagen and Sheldon Christian.

Initially, 25 persons were brought before the court on a long list of charges.

Wilson has been convicted on 10 of the 34 charges laid against him.

Yesterday, he was found guilty of leading a criminal organisation and faces up to 30 years in prison. He was also found guilty of shooting with intent and illegal possession of a firearm.

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