PCA cannot investigate Ian Alleyne incident

Date: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 20:00

The Police Complaints Authority says that they cannot investigate the incident between Mr. Ian Alleyne and Inspector Roger Alexander since the matter is under judicial proceeding. 

The following is the full media statement. 

The Police Complaints Authority (PCA) is aware of an incident involving Inspector Roger Alexander and Mr. Ian Alleyne on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016.

The PCA acknowledges the calls from the Public for the PCA to launch an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Relative to the incident, the PCA has been informed that criminal charges have been laid.

In this connection, Section 37 of the Police Complaints Authority Act, Chapter 15:05, prohibits the PCA from commencing an investigation into the incident.

Section 37 provides as follows:

 

“Where the subject matter of a complaint or an investigation is the subject of judicial proceedings, the Authority shall not commence or continue an investigation pending the outcome of those proceedings.”