Hector Broomes to be charged with assault
Hector Broomes, the son of Minister Simona Broomes, will be charged with assault causing bodily harm following an incident with his girlfriend.
The girlfriend, Gilibeth Rodgrigues, will face two charges, namely, assault and throwing missiles, Police headquarters stated Thursday.
“They will appear in court soonest,” a release from the Police stated.
An online media outfit had reported that Minister Broomes threatened the Commander with dismissal after her son reportedly assaulted his girlfriend.
However, the Commander, Senior Superintendent Kevin Adonis, vehemently denied this, Police headquarters stated.
However, a “thorough investigation into the alleged incident was conducted” and the Police said its legal advice is for Broomes and the girlfriend to be charged under the Summary Jurisdiction (Offences) Act Chapter 8:02.