BREAKING NEWS: Six Trinidadians including a police officer charged in connection with attack on World javelin champion Anderson Peters

By Sports Desk August 12, 2022

Six Trinidadian nationals were arrested and charged today Friday, August 12, 2022, in connection with the incident involving Anderson Peters, which occurred on board the Harbour Master Vessel on Wednesday night in St. George’s, Grenada, the Royal Grenada Police have revealed.

According to the police, John Alexander, 55, a deck hand of Arima; Mikhail John, 35, a sailor of San Juan; Noel Cooper, 42, Captain of Gurpe; Lance Wiggins, 45, a sailor of Cocorite and Sheon Jack, 28, a Sailor of Cocorite were all charged with one count each of grievous harm and stealing, while Abiola Benjamin, 40, Operations Manager and police officer of Maraval was charged with assault on Anderson Peters.

Alexander, John, Cooper, Wiggins and Jack were also charged with causing harm to Kiddon Peters, the brother of Anderson Peters.

All of the accused individuals are scheduled to appear in court on Monday, August 15, 2022.

The men will remain in police custody until their appearance before the Magistrate.

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