Police under pressure over alleged baton assault

-Cop in close arrest, Timehri ranks transferred

-probe intensifies two months after reported attack

Two months after an alleged horrific baton rape of Colwyn Harding by a cop, the police force and the Ministry of Home Affairs issued their first statement on the matter  yesterday pledging a full probe with the latter warning of “condign” action against anyone found culpable.

The police constable accused of the sexual assault has been placed under close arrest while several ranks have been removed from the Timehri Police Station to facilitate a probe into the case, which has prompted new calls for the Minister of Home Affairs and the Police Commissioner to be removed from office. Rape complainants are never identified by Stabroek News  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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