Please see press release below issued by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on Monday, July 4, 2022:
DPP PRESS RELEASE
The DPP received the report and file from the Chairman of the Police Complaints Authority Justice Retired William Ramlal on the evening of the 3rd day of July 2022.
Justice Retired Ramlal recommended that one policeman, Lance Corporal Kristoff DeNobrega, be charged with the offence of Murder, Contrary to Common law, committed on Quindon Bacchus.
The DPP has since advised the police to proceed with the institution of this charge.
Advice has also been given for two other policemen, Lance Corporal Thurston Simon and Sergeant Dameion McLennon to be charged with the following offences:
• Lance Corporal Thurston Simon is to be charged with the offence of Attempt to obstruct the course of justice, Contrary to Section 330 of the Criminal Law (Offences) Act, Chapter 8:01.
• Lance Corporal Thurston Simon is to also be charged with the offence of Conduct prejudice to good order and discipline, Contrary to Section 4(z) of the Police (Discipline) Act, Chapter 17:01.
• Sergeant Dameion McLennon is to be charge with Attempt to obstruct the course of justice, Contrary to Section 330 of the Criminal Law (Offences) Act, Chapter 8:01.
Director of Public Prosecutions
Shalimar Ali-Hack, SC