17th December 05:54 AM
5 out of 67 people charged with separate serious offences in November were police officers
By Vijay Narayan
Wednesday 06/12/2017

5 out of 67 people charged with a total of 59 counts of separate serious offences in November were police officers.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions says one police officer was charged with one count of theft for allegedly stealing a radio and amplifier from a car amounting to $500.

Two police officers were charged with one count of assault causing actual bodily harm of a 23-year-old man in the Northern Division.

In another matter, one police officer was charged with assisting a prisoner at large.

He is alleged to have assisted a prisoner to evade police custody after the prisoner’s court appearance.

Another police officer was charged with dangerous driving for allegedly driving a motor vehicle in a dangerous manner which collided into another police vehicle causing damage of $12,000.

Three juveniles were also charged with aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and theft offences.

A 20-year-old unlicensed tractor driver was charged with manslaughter after he allegedly caused an accident with the tractor that resulted in the death of a 5-year-old girl.

In another incident, a 21-year-old mother was charged with one count of manslaughter arising from breach of duties.

She is alleged to have left the victim and her two children in a house that caught fire.

A one-year-old girl died as a result.

One man was charged with one count of act with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

He is alleged to have attacked his divorced wife with a cane knife.

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