Duke's attorneys call for return of cellphone which they believe can help his case

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Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 00:00

Attorneys representing PSA President Watson Duke have made a request to the magistrate for the return of a mobile phone seized by police during his arrest on sexual related charges.

Duke reappeared before Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Ceasar this morning.

He told reporters that a cell phone seized by the police contains information that the defence believes can prove very useful to their case.

The magistrate adjourned the matter to July 14th pending an investigation into the mobile phone.

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Duke remains on $250,000 bail after he was slapped with five charges including sexual intercourse without consent.

He has also been charged with four counts of indecent assault between January and April at the PSA headquarters.

Duke is being represented by Senior Counsel Gilbert Peterson.

A 33-year-old Cunupia woman reported to police on Tuesday 10th May, that following a meeting with Duke at a hotel in Port-of-Spain, he took her to a room and had sex with her against her will.

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