Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire on Wednesday ruled that the Registrar of the Supreme Court release release copies of the Statements of Poll and Statements of Recount to assist in a criminal probe into alleged electoral fraud.
She said the Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield cannot be a party to block a request by the Police Commissioner and the Director of Public Prosecutions for the High Court to
The Chief Justice said the police could have obtained a search warrant if Mr. Lowenfield had refused to turn over the documents. Further, the Judge said he would not have enjoyed the right to a hearing in the Magistrates’ Court.
The Supreme Court Registrar has within 10 days within which to photocopy and certify the Statements of Poll and Statements of Recount and certify them as true copies before turning them over to the Police and the DPP.