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Crime Is Rampant In St. Kitts – Nevis

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
April 06, 2010

On Monday April 05, 2010 at approximately 6:35 pm a number of police officers were on duty at the Bus and Ferry Terminal, Basseterre providing security for the Basil Henderson Easter Monday Aquatic games. According to police reports, while there, they had reason to speak to and warn several times, Neville Fahie of Newton Ground for his disorderly behavior especially during the time a boxing match was taking place.

According to the officers, instead Fahie take heed he threatened to kill the police, then beat the police and plunged at them with a piece of metal pipe with a concrete base used to brace the tents. As a result the officer discharged his service pistol and struck Fahie in his legs. Fahie was transported by the Emergency Medical Services to the JNF Hospital where he was treated for his injuries and detained in stable condition. According to the investigating officer Fahie will likely face charges for indecent language, threatening language, assault and battery on police in the execution of their duty and resisting arrest. Investigations into this matter are ongoing.

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