TSU ranks charged for accepting bribe

first_imgA rank attached to the Tactical Services Unit (TSU) of the Guyana Police Force was on Friday arraigned in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court on a charge of obtaining money from road users to drop a traffic charge.Twenty-eight-year-old Police Constable Chris Brown of Lot 1590 La Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara faces the indictable charge along with his alleged accomplice Mark Collins, who did not make an appearance in court.The court heard that on December 7, 2017, at the Ruimveldt Police Station, while being employed by the state, Brown obtained a sum of $10,000 from Iyana Hutson as inducement or reward to forego instituting charges against Dwayne Dover for a traffic offence he had committed.Brown’s attorney, George Thomas, in a submission for bail, told the court that his client is innocent, and is also unaware of the allegations that were made against him.Brown was placed on bail in the sum of $5,000, and the matter was adjourned to August 5.The court was not informed about the whereabouts of Collins, but he is expected to make his appearance in court on the next hearing.last_img

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