Barbados Police Commissioner, Richard Boyce, has confirmed that lawmen are looking for help from their counterparts abroad in figuring out who leaked a confidential inner police report in a case involving the previous deputy speaker of Parliament, Neil Rowe.
Rowe, 43 has been charged with having sexual activity with a girl with out her consent or was reckless as as to whether she consented on September 18 final yr.
He was not required to plead to the indictable cost when he appeared earlier than Justice of the Peace Deidre McKenna on October 24.
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The accused was granted BDS$10,000 (One BDS$=US$0.50 cents) bail and can re-appear in courtroom January 30.
In his Christmas message, the Police Commissioner stated the obvious breach of confidentiality that originated from throughout the constabulary doesn’t precisely signify the drive.
“Through the yr, there was an obvious breach of confidentiality referring to a report that was made to us for investigation. We condemn such conduct within the strongest phrases. This doesn’t precisely signify who we’re,” he stated.
Rowe’s legal professional, King Counsel, Roger Forde, had throughout his consumer’s first courtroom look final yr, known as for whoever is accountable for leaking the police report purportedly given by his consumer’s accuser to be held accountable.
The courtroom additionally urged the police commissioner to take care of the matter.
Boyce instructed the net publication, Barbados TODAY that the important thing to a attainable breakthrough within the investigations could depend upon the know-how.
“That investigation is constant. Now we have reached a stage the place we’re participating our companions abroad as a result of it’s closely primarily based on the technological side of it. So, we’re ready on that info to come back to us.
“We hope that we’d get ends in the close to future, however we’re progressing, taking a look at all angles. All avenues which are on the market we’re following them and hoping that we are going to get it over as quickly as attainable,” he added.