This morning suspects C.T.E and M.A.R. were arrested by National Detectives of Sint Maarten (LandsRecherché). One of the suspects is a member of Parliament and is the former Minister of VROMI. The other was Chief of The VROMI cabinet during the same governing period.
After a lengthy investigation, the two were arrested on suspicion of abuse of a function and forgery or complicity in such acts during their tenure at VROMI.
The suspects are accused of unlawfully long leasing government land to acquaintances at the end of their tenure end of 2017.
As a result other applicants were disadvantaged.