DPP returns Colwyn Harding file to police

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) yesterday afternoon returned the file on the Colwyn Harding baton rape investigations to the police.

Source told his newspaper that the file was returned yesterday afternoon. However this newspaper have been unable to ascertain what recommendations were made by the DPP.

When contacted Crime Chief Leslie James told Stabroek News that the file was on its way to him. This newspaper was subsequently unable to ascertain if it had arrived.

Colwyn Harding
Colwyn Harding

The Chairman of the Police Complaints Authority (PCA), retired Justice Cecil Kennard recommended just over a week ago that criminal charges be brought against two ranks and that at least five be disciplined.

Harding has accused a police constable of pushing a condom covered baton up his anus last November at a house in Timehri. The police had gone to the area to investigate a break and enter incident.


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