Police have formally charged the senior government official who was arrested on suspicion of bribery on Monday.
He has been identified as 56-year-old Robert Swain, Sr of Sand Box Road, Road Town, Tortola.
He is being held until his appearance in the Magistrate’s Court this week.
“Swain’s arrest is as a result of an investigation into a contract issued by the Ministry of Transportation, Works and Utilities formerly the Ministry of Communications and Works,” police said in a media release on Tuesday.
“Investigations are ongoing in this matter therefore no other information can be released at this time,” police added.
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