Basseterre, St.Kitts (December 15th 2017): After over two years of investigation into the alleged breaches of the Electoral office in 2015, the Director of Public Prosecutions has laid charges against Former Supervisor of Election Wingrove “Parrott” George. A warrant was issued for his arrest and the Police has confirmed that the warrant was fulfilled and George is currently in police custody
The two-fold investigation looked into claimed irregularities at the Electoral Office in Basseterre on the night of February 16, 2015 Elections and thereafter.
The other aspect of the investigations is the alleged computer breaches under the watch of the Supervisor of Elections, as well as the alleged break-in at the Electoral Office.
George was at the center of the Infamous 2015 Elections Night Debacle which saw a delay in the count and announcement of the final votes by almost 24 hours.
It is alleged that during the February 2015 federal election that saw the Labour Party ousted from office, ballot boxes at the Electoral office had been breached. It was also alleged that the computer systems at the office had been accessed externally.
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