Prison Officer charged with possession of prohibited articles at PoS prison

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Prison Officer charged with possession of prohibited articles at PoS prison

A Prison Officer is expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate today, after he was arrested at the Port of Spain Prison on Carnival Tuesday, for Possession of Prohibited Articles.

No.4686 Prison Officer I, MOHAMMED KHAN, was charged with the offence, following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on Thursday 23rd February, 2023.

It is alleged a prison officer arrived at the Royal Gaol on Tuesday 21st February, 2023 and reported for duty.
While undergoing checks in the Scanner Room, the senior officer in charge was alerted by the officer conducting a search, of a suspected breach.

The senior officer escorted the suspect from the Scanner Room and asked him to declare any illegal or prohibited items in his possession. The officer allegedly replied he had nothing illegal in his possession.
A search was conducted in the presence of two other officers which resulted in two brown bags being found in the suspect’s pants pockets.

Officers of the Port of Spain Division were contacted and checks of the brown bags revealed they contained 240 cigarettes.
The officer was arrested in connection with the find and charged yesterday,

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