Opposition member in St. Vincent arrested for assaulting police

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KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Wednesday December 30, 2015 – One of the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) losing candidates in the December 9 elections was today granted bail on charges of assaulting police, following his arrest at an opposition protest yesterday.Ben Exeter pleaded not guilty to three charges of assaulting police when he appeared in court this morning.

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Wednesday December 30, 2015 – One of the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) losing candidates in the December 9 elections was today granted bail on charges of assaulting police, following his arrest at an opposition protest yesterday.Ben Exeter pleaded not guilty to three charges of assaulting police when he appeared in court this morning.He will return to court on January 25, 2016.A 17-year-old opposition supporter was also charged with obstructing police and the use of dangerous equipment, arising out of the same demonstration.The NDP has insisted that it will continue its protests and will not accept the result of the elections.The ULP won eight seats to the NDP’s seven, giving Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves an unprecedented fourth consecutive term in office.Opposition Leader Arnhim Eustace said the party will file election petitions today.

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