By Samuel Sukhnandan
Two police officers have been accused of raping a 20-year-old female in Lethem, Region Nine (Upper-Takatu-Upper Essequibo).
Regional Police Commander, Superintendent Keithon King confirmed with News Talk Radio 103.1 FM/ Demerara Waves Online on Wednesday that the two officers are currently under close arrest.
Mr. King said the report was lodged with the police on Thursday at 10:30 hrs and an immediate investigation followed.
The victim, a teacher, accused the two policemen of raping her in Industrial Site, Lethem on Wednesday night, while they were on patrol in the area.
A medical report has been obtained and charges will likely be laid shortly thereafter.