Two police officers charged for non-sexual violence offences in February

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Two police officers were part of the 50 people charged for non-sexual violence offences by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) last month.

This was revealed today by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP) when releasing the serious crime statistics recorded in February, 2021.

According to the ODPP, a 52-year-old  police  officer  was  charged  with one of  assault  causing  actual bodily  harm  to  a 48-year-old  man  while  in  another  incident  a  23-year-old  police  officer  was  charged  with  the assault causing actual bodily harm to a 16-year-old boy.

There were 38 victims of the 64 counts of separate incidents.

The offences include murder, aggravated robbery, robbery, aggravated burglary, burglary, theft, receiving stolen property, assault causing actual bodily harm, act with intent to cause grievous harm, assault with intent to commit felony, unlawful wounding,  wrongful  confinement,  grievous  harm,  arson,  damaging  property,  unlawful  cultivation  of  illicit  drugs,  threats  at  an airport,  breach  of  curfew , criminal trespass, and breach of bail conditions.

Six cases were withdrawn after discontinuances (Nolle Prosequi) were filed due to insufficient evidence and inability to locate victims.

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