Women Miners’ President files official complaint with DPP’s Office

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Ms. Broomes with her Attorney, Raphael Trotman. [Esan Griffith Photo]
Ms. Broomes with her Attorney, Raphael Trotman. [Esan Griffith Photo]
President of the Guyana Women Miners’ Organisation (GWMO], Simona Broomes has filed an official complaint against her arrest at the Chambers of the Director of Public Prosecutions [DPP].

Speaking with iNews today, Ms. Broomes confirmed that she visited the DPP’s Office yesterday Monday September 3 with her Attorney, Raphael Trotman. According to Ms. Broomes, she made the visit, following an article which was published in the newspapers from the DPP, asking her to visit the Office.

Ms. Broomes was arrested following an accusation that she assaulted a woman remanded for human trafficking. At the time of the allegation, the GWMO President was rescuing four young women from the sex trade.

Ms. Broomes was detained for about four hours before being released on $10,000 station bail and was instructed to return to Eve Leary on September 6. In June of this year, Ms. Broomes was honoured by the United States as TIP 2013 hero.

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