St Lucia's senate president arrested

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) – St Lucia Prime Minister Phillip J Pierre says he will make a statement "at the appropriate time” after the President of the Senate, Stanley Felix, was arrested on Thursday.

A brief government statement said that Pierre had learned of the situation regarding Felix who had been “taken into custody to assist with an ongoing police investigation.

“The Hon Prime Minister is awaiting further information on the issue and will make a statement at the appropriate time,” the statement said.

The police have not issued any statement on the arrest but media reports said Felix is schedule appear in a magistrate court on Friday

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