A police officer currently on suspension has been arrested, after he allegedly groped an off-duty police woman while in a maxi on Tuesday.

According to a police report, at about 2 pm on Tuesday 27 October 2020, the victim was seated in a red band maxi which was proceeding east along the Priority Bus Route when upon reaching the vicinity of O’Meara Road, she felt someone touching her left leg without her consent.

She grabbed the man’s hand and turned to see who it was. An argument ensued, during which she contacted the E999.

PC James and PC Emanuel of the Arima Police Station responded, and they detained the suspect.

W-Sgt James is continuing inquiries.