SRP charged after alleged robbery

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 08:30

A Special Reserve Police officer has been charged for misbehaviour in public office after robbing his victim of $1,600.

According to police, on November 18, 2017 Kevin Figaro was at Troy City Restaurant and Lounge at St. Croix Road, Princes Town, when he allegedly robbed someone of the cash.

The Professional Standards Bureau conducted an investigation under the leadership of Assistant Commissioner of Police Ag Totaram Dookhie and included Sgt Andell Rollocks, Cpl Lawrence Jofield, Cpl Rabindranath Maharaj, PC Ian Mitchell.

On June 6 this year, the officers arrested Figaro, 46, at his home at Lothians Road, Princes Town.

He had 10 years' service as an SRP.

DPP Roger Gaspard adviced that the Figaro be charged with misbehaviour in public office. 

He is to appear before a San Fernando Magistrate on Friday.

 - Rhondor Dowlat-Rostant