Woman Says She Was Raped In Police Custody

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Updated: December 22, 2015

A police officer attached to the San Ignacio Police Station has been detained after an allegation was made against him by a Cayo resident who was detained at the station.  Reports are that the 25-year-old woman who was in police custody has made a statement saying that on Sunday, December 20 whilst in one of the holding cells at the station, she was taken out by a male officer who then took her into another room and had sex with her against her will.  Investigations into the incident are ongoing.