Police Commissioner cleared of rape charges in Guyana

first_imgPolice Commissioner, Henry Green is a happy man today after a High Court ruled in his favour on a rape charge.GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Monday April 2, 2012 – Police Commissioner, Henry Green is a happy man today after a High Court ruled in his favour on a rape charge.Green was accused of raping a 34-year-old woman at gunpoint on November 22 last year in a hotel room after she sought his assistance in dealing with an unrelated police matter.According to reports, the court ruled that Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) failed to make a realistic assessment of the credibility of the complainant.The court charged that the DPP’s decision to prosecute was unlawful as legally admissible statements were used to inform the decision to prosecute.In a 64-page statement, the country’s Chief Justice, Ian Chang said there were a number of inconsistencies in the woman’s statement, and stressed that these needed to be present for a case to be made.Caribbean 360 News Share Share 51 Views   one comment Tweetcenter_img NewsRegional Police Commissioner cleared of rape charges in Guyana by: – April 2, 2012 Sharing is caring! Sharelast_img read more