St Elizabeth cop charged for allegedly assaulting woman
A St Elizabeth policeman, has been charged in relation to a case of rape and robbery, in Black River, in January, following a ruling by the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Constable Alwayne Hill, was charged with rape, grievous sexual assault, forcible abduction, corruptly soliciting and simple larceny; acts he allegedly committed while on duty.
Providing an update to Irie Fm news, head of the constabulary’s Communication’s Unit, Senior Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay said no evidence was found against three other policemen, who had been taken into custody, in relation to the case.
Police reports are that, between 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on January 30, hill was on duty with the three other members, conducting a vehicle check point operation.
A woman was stopped, and a breach of the Road Traffic Act was detected.
Constable Hill reportedly solicited money in exchange for not prosecuting the woman.
She was allegedly taken to an automated teller machine and then sexually assaulted.
The woman made a report and the police launched an investigation.
The case file was prepared and submitted to the director of public prosecution, who recommended that hill be charged.