Criminal charges to be recommended against two cops in Colwyn Harding case – Kennard

Chairman of the Police Complaints Authority (PCA), retired Justice Cecil Kennard has completed his review of the file on the Colwyn Harding baton rape case and has recommended that criminal charges be brought against two ranks and that at least five be disciplined.

He penned his recommendations yesterday and sent the file to the office of the crime chief who will then transmit it to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) who will make a final pronouncement in the case which has been back and forth since it was made public in January. The delays came as a result of the police being instructed to conduct more investigations and the fact that based on protocol the file had to be sent to Kennard for his input.

When contacted, Kennard told Stabroek News that he is finished with the file and had sent same to the crime chief. This newspaper  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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