Deputy Commissioner of Police charged in Belmopan Magistrate’s Court

vlcsnap-2014-08-20-06h08m20s208After the fiasco in San Jose Succotz, Assistant Superintendent Daniel Arzu escorted the  Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura to the Magistrate’s Court in Belmopan, where he was charged with 6 separate counts: 1. Manslaughter by Negligence, 2. Causing Death by Careless conduct, 3. Driving a motor vehicle without due care and attention, 4. Driving with alcohol concentration above the Prescribed limit, 5. Negligent Grievous harm, and 6. Failing to Alter Direction to Give Way. Miguel Seguar was represented at court by Senior Counsel Ellis Arnold. He was granted bail in the sum of $6,000 plus one surety of the same amount or two sureties of $3,000 each on the condition that he does not interfere with the witness, that he report to the Benque Police Station every Friday, appear at every court date, and not be charged for any offence while on bail. While the Police Department continued to assure the public that Mr Segura will be processed like any other individual.

vlcsnap-2014-08-20-06h09m34s206We note that after being escorted into the court room the media was not allowed to go inside until after countless pleading. As the court session drew to a conclusion and the bail papers were signed, Mr Segura’s vehicle waited almost at the threshold of the court, a privilege not even Elvin Penner had. As the media waited for Miguel Segura outside the courtroom he exited through the back door, which up until Tuesday was only used by court judges. Mr Segura goes back to court on October 9th.

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