Court: Men Deny Preventing Entry To Parliament

April 5, 2017

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning, three people denied charges involving preventing entry to the House of Assembly on December 2, 2016, with all three granted bail.

Arnold Smith, Alafia Henry, and David Saltus all pleaded not guilty to charges alleging they prevented a Minister’s entry at the House of Assembly on December 2, 2016.

David Saltus was also charged with assaulting a police officer on December 2nd, to which he pleaded not guilty.

Slideshow of people gathered outside the Court this morning:


Mr Smith and Mr Henry received bail of $1,000, while Mr Saltus’ bail was set at $2,000; and three are scheduled to appear at the Supreme Court Monthly Arraignment Sessions in May. Michael Scott and Delroy Duncan represented the defendants.

Additional people are expected to be charged in connection with the same matter on April 7th, 10th and 12th.

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