62 people charged with total of 234 counts of serious crimes

SIXTY-two people were charged with a total of 234 counts of separate incidents of serious crimes last month.

This was revealed in the statistics released by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) for the month of June alone.

According to the statement, of the 62 accused persons,  five were juveniles and three were police officers.

The statement revealed that three juveniles were charged with aggravated burglary and theft with one juvenile being charged with aggravated robbery.

In a separate incident, one juvenile was charged with assault causing actual bodily harm to his mother with a hockey stick and a screwdriver while demanding money from her.

Three police officers were also charged with assault causing actual bodily harm while there were seven incidents where the accused and victims were related to one another.

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