Three Police Constables from the Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch Charged with Corruption

Latest Jamaica News: Following a ruling made by the Director of Public Prosecution, the three Constables attached to the Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch who were arrested on suspicion of corruption last Sunday, were charged with breaches of the corruption prevention act by the Inspectorate and Professional Standard Oversight Bureau, on Tuesday, September 17, and dragged before the court.

The Constable, Kevon Fairclough, Junior Reid and Sadiki Williamson were taken into custody on Sunday, September 8.

The officers were arrested and charged on Sunday, September 8, after they allegedly solicit $6000 from a motorist, who committed a road traffic violation.

A report was made to the office of the IPROB, and a file was prepared and sent off to the DPP for a ruling.

Constable Fairclough was charged with corruptly soliciting and accepting money to do an act in the performance of his duty, while Constables Reid and Williamson, were charged with accepting money to do an act while in the performance of their duties.

All three officers were offered bail in the sum of $200,000 with one to two sureties, and were placed on suspension.

They are to surrender their travel documents and to report to their relevant divisions on Wednesdays and Saturdays, between 6:00 a.m., to 6:00 p.m.

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