The attention of the Police Service was drawn to a video in which a person wielding a pistol was captured engaged in an argument and a subsequent fight with another person.
Police immediately commenced an investigation into the incident resulting in the arrest of the person and subsequent retrieval of the weapon.
Preliminary findings show that the person who was seen wielding the weapon is a police Sergeant stationed at the Central Regional Police Command. The said policeman has been interdicted to make way for a full investigation into the matter.
The investigation further indicates that the Police Sgt. lodged a complaint of assault against his assailants alleging that he was attacked by a group of persons one of whom was wielding a cutlass.
Both parties are assisting police investigations.
The Police Professional Standards Bureau (PPSB) has also commenced an investigation into the conduct of the police officer. Both the criminal investigation and the professional standards investigation will run concurrently.
The public was assured that justice will be served.