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Policeman arrested over stolen vehicles

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 10:04 AM

A St Catherine District Constable has been arrested in connection with two stolen motorcars.

The police say about 2:30 yesterday afternoon the driver of a Nissan Tiida motor car was stopped along the East West Toll Road in St. Catherine.

His vehicle was examined and it was discovered that it was stolen.

Further checks revealed that the driver allegedly bought the car from the District Constable.

He was summoned to a police station by investigators to answer questions.

The police say checks revealed that the Toyota Axio motor car driven to the station by the District Constable was reported stolen in Westmoreland.

He was consequently taken into custody.

The Inspectorate of Constabulary and the St. Catherine South Police are investigating. 

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