Minibus driver accused of assaulting cops, resisting arrest

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Minibus driver Amanita Saul appeared before City Magistrate Leron Daly Friday slapped with six charges including assaulting two traffic officers and resisting arrest.

Saul pleaded not guilty to all of the charges and was released on $95,000 bail.

Particulars of the two assault charge alleged that on February 16, 2019, at the Route 48 minibus park, Georgetown, Saul assaulted Woman Constable LaRose and Woolford.

It is further alleged that Saul resisted arrest while the last two charges alleged that on the same day, Saul behaved disorderly in public.

Police Prosecutor Christopher Morris told the court that Saul was stopped by traffic officer LaRose for a traffic offence and was instructed to drive to the Brickdam Police Station.

However, Saul allegedly behaved disorderly and assaulted Constable LaRose, who was attempting to arrest her.

Constable Woolford, who was nearby, also attempted to arrest Saul, who reportedly behaved disorderly and assaulted Woolford.

The case was adjourned to March 11, 2019.

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