Police have laid multiple charges against a female minibus passenger whom officers arrested at Bois D’Orange on Monday.
A video recording of the arrest went viral on social media.
According to the police, on Tuesday, they charged Yanniece Jordan of Broglie Street, Castries, with insulting words, resisting arrest, and insulting remarks.
Jordan received bail on her own recognisance.
Officers arrested her after stopping a minibus that ignored a sign prohibiting passage by such vehicles through the back of the gas station at Bois D’Orange.
The driver, heading from Gros Islet to Castries with a passenger load, was trying to avoid heavy vehicle traffic.
The police instructed everyone to disembark amid protests from the passengers and onlookers.
In a statement after the incident, police said a female passenger who assaulted a woman officer and threatened her was taken into custody pending charges.
Headline photo: Screen grab from social media video