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Man charged with assaulting cops
A Point Fortin man has appeared in court charged with assaulting a police officer, preventing lawful detention, assault occasioning a wound and breach of a protection order after being arrested by officers of the Point Fortin Police Station on June 17.
Akim Marcelle, 28, appeared before Magistrate Rajnendra Rambachan in the Point Fortin court yesterday to answer the charges.
The matter was adjourned to July 12,
The accused was arrested after two officers— a Corporal and a WPC responded to a report of a breach of a protection order in the district around 3 pm on June 17. Upon arriving on the scene, the officers observed a man holding on to a woman by the neck.
While intervening, the officers were both assaulted and sustained injuries to various parts of their bodies.
Marcelle was subsequently arrested and charged by Sgt Randy Mungroo of the Point Fortin Police Station.
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