Another arrest in premier investigation

Update, 5pm: The man who was arrested yesterday on suspicion of inciting a breach of the corruption law has now been released on police bail. He returned today [Wednesday] to face further questioning. He has now been bailed until early February 2013 while enquiries continue. 

Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officials confirmed late Tuesday that one more arrest had been made in connection with the ongoing criminal investigation into Premier McKeeva Bush.

No details were immediately offered by a RCIPS spokesperson, who said that the department would be putting out more information later Tuesday evening.

The arrest was believed to be in connection with the explosives importation portion of the police investigation.

According to a statement released by police: “The local man was arrested at his home address in George Town [Tuesday] in connection with the importation of explosive substances without valid permits on or before February 2012.  The man has been arrested on suspicion of breach of trust, abuse of office and conflict of interest (contrary to Sections 13, 17 and 19 of the Anti-Corruption Law 2008 respectively) and inciting a breach of the corruption law.”

No charges were immediately filed against the individual.

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4 COMMENTS

  1. As everyone is aware, this is just the tip of the iceberg.

    More will follow, and not just pertaining to these specific charges.

    I don’t know why I brought up the obvious, but what the hell.

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  2. The trouble with this is that the Cayman Islands think they are the centre of the universe,funnily enough the rest of the world doesn’t. This hasn’t made news headlines anywhere else.do we care …. No. If you vote for corruption that’s what you get!!!!!!

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