Police officer and soldier charged for rape

(ZIZ News/Press Release) — A police constable and a soldier in the St. Kitts Nevis Defence Force have been charged for rape stemming from an incident that occurred on November 03 in Nevis.

The Special Victims Unit investigated the incident after it was reported and the officers were charged on Tuesday.

According to a police statement both were offered bail of $30,000.00 each with two sureties.

They must also report to the police station every Friday between 6am and 6pm; surrender all travel documents; have no contact with the victim in person or through anyone else; and not come within 100 feet of the victim.

Commenting on the incident, Commissioner Ian Queeley said, “No one is above the law, and I have previously stated, we will not condone wrong doing.”

“Everyone is responsible for their actions and will be held accountable,” he said.

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