December 8, 2021 – The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has completed its investigation into the allegation of assault and unprofessional conduct of Nzinga King, while in custody at the Four Paths Police Station Lock-up. An investigative file and Commission’s Report were submitted to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) on November 11, 2021. The Commission now awaits a ruling from the ODPP in this matter.

During the assessment, the ODPP may rule for criminal charges, disciplinary action or no criminal charges against the concerned officers. Any ruling of the ODPP will not affect the complainant’s ability to pursue her civil remedies.

INDECOM will provide a further update when the Commission is in receipt of the ODPP’s ruling.