Officer in assault case makes counter charges

Officer in assault case makes counter charges

A Police officer who was arrested and charged with assault yesterday, Friday, January 8, 2015, is reported to have filed a complaint against his alleged victim.

Troy Philomon of Bagatelle, Castries, was charged with two counts of assault for allegedly assaulting Ruth Edmund of Paix Bouche, Babonneau on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 about 8:33 a.m. at the Babonneau Police Station.

Philomon, a Special Police Constable, was granted bail in the sum of EC$750 on each count, with the matter being set for February 4, 2016 in the First District Court.

Well informed sources told the Times, which first broke the story about the alleged assault, that since the charges were laid Philomon made a report to the Babonneau station alleging that Edmund assaulted him.

The alleged incident is reported to have occurred as Edmund was cleaning the Babonneau station and cleaning spray fell on Philomon.

According to reports, the alleged assault occurred in the presence of a senior Police officer who intervened.

It is reported that the incident has  caused outrage among some members of the Babonneau community.

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  1. Kimberlyn Browne
    January 9, 2016 at 4:01 pm Reply

    He should have done so the same day because she has admitted to spraying him in the eyes. She had no multiple injuries. So St lucia Times get it right

    1. Anonymous
      January 10, 2016 at 2:37 am Reply

      Thanks for saying what really is .. This pissed me off to see what SLU people have to say and to see the way they scabdalizing his name .. That’s one of the few officers that don’t interfere or get involve in B.S

  2. Anonymous
    January 10, 2016 at 2:35 am Reply

    Thank you Kimberly cause to my knowledge she did it and she should have asked him to move over so she can clean like any human being would have done …. He didn’t raise his hands on her .. But good over evil .. He’s in front and those pushing this case theirs behind . My blood everything is under control much luv philo from miles away

  3. Anonymous
    January 13, 2016 at 1:48 pm Reply


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