By: Spokesman Newsroom

BASSETERRE, St.Kitts (Saturday 18th August 2018)- Information reaching this media house indicates that a police officer was shot dead in Newton Ground shortly  before 2:00 AM this morning during an armed robbery at a shop.

A reliable source has revealed that the victim is Sergeant Leon ‘Shabba’ Powell of that community who is a former body guard of immediate past Prime Minister Dr.Denzil Douglas- the present Opposition Leader of the St.Kitts-Nevis Labour Party.

More details to be provided in a follow up report.