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Rape suspect arrested

Rape suspect arrested

| 05/02/2016

(CNS): Police arrested a 35-year-old man on Thursday on suspicion of raping a woman in in George Town last month. According to the RCIPS, on 23 January the female victim was taken to a remote area off Sparky Drive after accepting ride in a vehicle and raped. She was left stranded at the location and eventually stopped […]

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Cops urge public to watch out for stolen TVs

Cops urge public to watch out for stolen TVs

| 05/02/2016 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Following a burglary at the electronics store, Brandsource, in the industrial area of George Town on Monday night or Tuesday morning, the police are urging the public to be vigilant when buying televisions from people rather than retail traders. During the break-in at the shop on Dorcy Drive, which was discovered by staff just […]

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Watson handed seven-year term

Watson handed seven-year term

| 05/02/2016 | 87 Comments

(CNS): Canover Watson, who was convicted yesterday in the hospital CarePay corruption case, has begun serving a seven-year sentence in HMP Northward after Justice Michael Mettyear delivered his sentencing ruling Friday morning. Based on UK guidelines, the judge handed out concurrent seven-year terms for the conspiracy convictions and three-year terms for the counts of conflict of interest and […]

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The need for pro-active police action

The need for pro-active police action

| 05/02/2016 | 10 Comments

George R. Ebanks writes: Recently there have been repeated incidents of female joggers being sexually assaulted along our roads as they took time out for their personal leisure and exercise. This must not be left un-noticed and without proactive police action. I have written numerous times of the pervasive and creeping nature of crime and the position […]

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Police lied, says premier’s former assistant

Police lied, says premier’s former assistant

| 05/02/2016

(CNS): The former political assistant to the premier, Kenneth Bryan, has said that, in order to justify his arrest, several police officers deliberately lied about what happened that night, following an incident he said was a misunderstanding. During the final day of Summary Court trial, in which Bryan is charged with disorderly conduct and assaulting police, the local talk show […]

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Watson guilty on five counts

Watson guilty on five counts

| 04/02/2016 | 124 Comments

(CNS): The former chair of the Health Services Authority, Canover Watson (45), has been found guilty of two counts of conspiracy to defraud, one count of conflict of interest, one count of fraud on government and one count of breach of trust in relation to the nine week corruption trial over the lucrative CarePay hospital payment […]

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Jurors sent out in Watson case

Jurors sent out in Watson case

| 03/02/2016

(CNS): After a day and a half summarising the facts and evidence and directing the jury on the law in the crown’s case of corruption against Canover Watson, the former chair of the Health Services Authority Board, the judge sent them out to begin deliberations at 12:30 Wednesday afternoon. Justice Michael Mettyear told the six […]

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Bryan claims conspiracy over charges

Bryan claims conspiracy over charges

| 03/02/2016

(CNS): The former political assistant to the premier denied assaulting a police officer when he took the stand Monday in a case that has rolled on for more than a year. In emotional testimony Kenneth Bryan, a local reporter and talk show host told the magistrate that he had “assaulted no one”, let alone a […]

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Drones banned from prison and airports

Drones banned from prison and airports

| 03/02/2016 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Privately owned small unmanned aircraft (SUAs), or drones as they are more commonly known, have been banned from within three nautical miles of the airports on all three Cayman Islands and from within one nautical mile of Northward prison by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands. The CAACI issued a formal direction Monday […]

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