Premier McKeeva Bush released on police bail
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) confirmed late this afternoon that Premier McKeeva Bush has been released from custody following a series of interviews.
Mr Bush has been placed on overnight police bail and will return to face further questioning tomorrow morning (Wednesday, 12 December 2012).
The Premier was arrested this morning on suspicion of theft and allegations of breaches of the Anti-corruption Act.
Another arrest made
Cayman Net News understands that a second man has been arrested at his George Town home this evening in connection with the ongoing investigation regarding importation of dynamite, which involves the Premier of the Cayman Islands, McKeeva Bush. The man is detained in police custody.
The man has been arrested on suspicion of Breach of trust, Abuse of office and Conflict of interest (contrary to Sections 13, 17 and 19 of the Anti-Corruption Law 2008 respectively) and inciting a breach of the corruption law. Enquiries are ongoing.