Mac’s case in hands of DPP

| 19/03/2013

mac face.jpg(CNS): The former premier of the Cayman Islands has been placed on overnight bail after another full day of questioning by officers from the RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit on Tuesday. He has been bailed to return to the police headquarters tomorrow. Although McKeeva Bush has not yet been charged, police officials said that evidence gathered in the investigation so far and the information from the interviews has been submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions for her to consider and offer her advice to the police on whether or not the former and first premier of the Cayman Islands should be charged in connection with his arrest on suspicion of theft and corruption allegations.

Meanwhile, Suresh Prasad the director of Midland Acres who was arrested in relation to the importation of explosives investigation has been re-bailed until early April.

Both Bush and Prasad complied with the conditions of their bail and presented themselves to the police on Tuesday morning, police said. The police conducted further interviews with Bush and collated additional relevant evidence. 

bbm bush outside police HQ.jpg“In line with normal procedures, the details from those interviews have been forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecutions. This is to allow her to consider the latest information along with the previously submitted evidence file,” a spokesperson for the RCIPS stated, adding that Bush has been placed on overnight bail and is due to present himself to RCIPS officers again on Wednesday afternoon. “The re-bailing is to allow the DPP an opportunity to consider all of the evidence currently available and thereafter advise the RCIPS of her decision as to whether charges can be laid,” she added. 

(Photo: Bush consults with his lawyer outside the Police HQ Tuesday)

Bush was arrested at his home in December on suspicion of theft and corruption offences. The allegations include the misuse of a government credit card as well his alleged involvement in an importation of commercial dynamite without the correct permits. The police are also understood to be carrying out several other investigations relating to other accusations of corruption, including a land zoning deal and allegations of bribery among others that the police had not yet defined.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    mac  should  be  charged ,  because  we  know  that  he  is  as  crookrd  as  a  straight  bent  hook

  2. Anonymous says:

    Such a disgrace that while Mr. Bush was at the a RCIPS, I understand that they didn’t even have the courtesy to give him a morsel to eat the whole day. Shame on you Commissioner and whoever else was involved. So human rights do not apply to him right? What a witch hunt!

  3. Anonymous says:

    i will bet that she will say that he has comitted some serious offences but she will not prosecute in the intrest of the public,  This was her ruling when the police constable was assaulted by the chief inspector.   the dpp in jamaica just fail to do her duty in taking the govt to court for documents that they are withholding from the CONTRACTOR GENERAL..MAYBE THEY BOTH ARE AFRAID OF LOSING THIER JOB OVER JUSTICE,    If this do happen ALDEN YOU MUST HAVE A MARCH TO GET RID OF THIS WOMAN.ANDTHE  ATTORNEY  GENERAL, ANY CANIDATE IN THE UP COMING ELECTION THAT WILL REMOVE THE A G HAS MY VOTE

  4. Anonymous says:

    RCIP, unintentionally, has made inexcusable fools of themselves. It’s not their fault – the FCO wanted a witch hunt. Well they got one. A Christian police friend of mine told me Mac was given no food ALL day. Questioned and bullied all day by UK officers. what next?? Water boarding perhaps?? A total disgrace. It’s an insult to EVERY Caymanian. The FCO wants you to think this is about Mac. It’s not. It’s about OUR Island, OUR people being bullied out of office.