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Police Sergeant arrested for alleged multi-million $$ theft

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014, 6:38 by GxMedia

A West Coast Demerara policeman has been arrested in connection with the alleged theft of at least GUY$8 million from the coffers of the Guyana Police Force, according to well-placed sources.

The Sergeant, who is based at the Leonora-based Division ‘D’ Headquarters, was placed under close arrest on Saturday, after an officer from the Finance Department at Police Headquarters , Eve Leary checked the records and found that the cash had been allegedly stolen.

Demerara Waves Online News was told that the alleged theft was committed over a period of time.

If the initial suspicions could be proven, the policeman would be charged with larceny by clerk or servant.