Cayman Islands Premier arrested

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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CAYMAN ISLANDS - The Premier of the Cayman Islands, McKeeva Bush, 57, has been arrested and is currently detained in police custody in connection with a number of ongoing police investigations.
Cayman Islands Television CITN has reported that, “Officers from the RCIPS Financial Crime Unit arrested Mr Bush at around 7:00 am Tuesday morning (December 11) at his home in West Bay.”
He has been arrested on suspicion of theft, in connection with financial irregularities relating to the alleged misuse of a government credit card, Breach of trust, Abuse of office and Conflict of interest, contrary to S13, S17 and S19 of the Anti-Corruption Law 2008 respectively in connection with the alleged importation of explosive substances without valid permits on or before February 2012.
Bush was due in Jamaica in a few days time to collect an honourary degree from a Jamaican University.

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