Monday 9 December, 2019

Police officer under investigation for assault

A police constable is under investigation for allegedly assaulting a woman he knows.

According to reports, the incident took place over the weekend at a home in the South Western Division.

The officer has denied the allegations and has aided investigators during their inquiries.

He was questioned and released without charge on Sunday.

Subsequently, the alleged victim returned to the station and claimed she could no longer recall what happened.

A file is being prepared to take to officials in the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for instructions on how to proceed in the matter.

More on this as it becomes available. 

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