Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party Senator Charged

ABLP Barbudan Senator Adrian Lee is to answer to 7 charges when he appears in court on December 5th following an altercation with former Senator of the Barbuda People’s Movement (BPM) Lynton Thomas.

Lee was on Monday charged with larceny, 2 counts of indecent language, being armed with an offensive weapon, wounding, battery on a police, resisting arrest and abusive language. He was released on a station bail of $6,000 with two sureties.

The incident which occurred on Saturday Evening resulted in Thomas having to seek medical attention at the Hannah Thomas Hospital in Barbuda where he received several stitches to his forehead.

According to reports the altercation ensued after Thomas was told that a number of beverages were missing from his property known as the Lounge.

It was indicated that as he went to investigate the matter Senator was founding standing at the door of his establishment and according to Thomas he preceded to close the doors in order to avoid confrontation.

ZDK news understands that an argument apparently ensued between both men which resulted in the former BPM senator reportedly being struck in the head with a metal pipe.

Thomas was rushed to the hospital and later that evening Senator Lee was arrested and taken into police custody.

Officials from the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party said that no immediate plans to discipline Lee are on the table and the outcome of the matter will determine his faith.

 

 

 

 

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