Police Constable Jaime Gongora has been placed on interdiction after being accused of police brutality. Police Gongora is accused of badly beating Hugo Noh of Guinea Grass Village in Orange Walk a couple of weeks ago. It is alleged that both men were drunk and got into a brawl in front of Zhen Zhen store in the village. PC Gongora later appeared in front of a Magistrate and he pled not guilty to the charge of wounding. According to the Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Retired Colonel George Lovell, Gongora has been placed on interdiction.
Gongora is out on bail and he is to return to court on February 21, 2017.