Off duty cop arrested after fleeing accident scene

| 17/09/2012

(CNS): The RCIPS has opened another investigation into one of its own officers after he allegedly left the scene of an accident in the early hours of Friday morning. The police confirmed Monday evening following enquiries from the media that an officer had been arrested later that same day and bailed in connection with a single vehicle crash in George Town. The police did not say what damage had been caused by the off-duty officer when the smash occurred or what type of vehicle he was driving. A police spokesperson stated that the officer had been suspended from driving police vehicles.

“At about 1:40am on Friday 14 September 2012, police received a report of a one vehicle road crash in Ithmar Circle, George Town. The driver left the scene of the crash,” the police spokesperson stated. “Later that morning a 54-year-old police officer was arrested on suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident. He has been released on police bail while enquiries continue.”


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