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Another cop charged for failing to give statement to INDECOM

Published:Tuesday | April 27, 2021 | 4:21 PM
In a media release, INDECOM said the Director of Public Prosecutions has ruled that Constable Jevaney Turner be charged with breaching Section 33 of the INDECOM Act.

Another policeman is to be charged for failing to give a statement to the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM).

In a media release, INDECOM said the Director of Public Prosecutions has ruled that Constable Jevaney Turner be charged with breaching Section 33 of the INDECOM Act.

The matter relates to a complaint of assault alleged to have been committed by Turner.

He was reportedly twice issued a notice to furnish a statement. 

However, INDECOM said the officer failed to provide a statement or comply with the notice. 

Turner is the second cop to be charged this year for breaching the INDECOM Act.  

Last month, a sergeant was convicted for a similar offence after he too refused to give a statement to INDECOM.

The investigations body is reminding members of law enforcement agencies to comply with the lawful obligations of the INDECOM Act.

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