The Police High Command is expressing condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of a Police Detective Sergeant who was fatally stabbed whilst trying to quell an altercation between two men on Baptist Road, Caymanas, St Catherine on Saturday, September 11.
The Policeman has been identified as 65-year-old Victor Francis, a detective who was assigned to the Centre for the Investigations of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA) Headquarters.
Reports from the Caymanas Police are that about 6:35 p.m., Francis observed two men in a physical confrontation and attempted to intervene; when he was stabbed in the tussle. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. The two men who were fighting have been taken into custody.
The Commissioner of Police is reinforcing his call for members of the public to seek peaceful means to settle conflicts.