by Staff Writer
St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Videos on social media, at the weekend, depicted officers from the Royal St. Christopher and Police Force on Nevis stripping Malvern Walwyn of Hardtimes Village, Gingerland of all his clothes, and a police officer standing on him while he lay in a drain.
On Saturday (February 6) police said the matter was under internal investigation.
Tuesday afternoon (February 9) WINN received a statement from the High Command of the Royal St. Christopher and Police Force read by Assistant Commissioner of Police with responsibility for Operations, Adolph Adams on the matter.
“The High Command of The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force has viewed, with deep concern, videos that show parts of an incident that occurred in Nevis and involved several of our Police Officers.
The High Command would like to inform the general public that an investigation has been launched into the matter.
We want to reassure you that your safety and security remain our number one concern. We have in place well established protocols and procedures for Police Officers to follow when responding to reports and apprehending or arresting suspects. Our organization remains committed to the fight against criminality and strongly believes in respecting human rights and the dignity of others.”