Ex-cop charged with helping Camp St escapees

A former policeman was remanded to prison on Tuesday after he was charged with harbouring two of the prisoners who escaped from the Camp Street jail during the July 9 breakout.

Tion Alleyne, 30, a resident of Lobora Creek, denied the charge which stated that between July 9 and July 23, he received, relieved, comforted, assisted and maintained Mark Royden Williams and Uree Varswyk.

The charge was read to him when he appeared before Magistrate Clive Nurse at the Linden Magistrate’s Court.

Bail was refused and the matter was adjourned until September 28.

Stabroek News was informed that Alleyne was taken into custody last week after police received information that he was seen ….