Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time
Home :: World

Obama's bodyguards in Columbia recalled following 'misconduct' and 'prostitution involvement' charg

Washington, Sat, 14 Apr 2012 ANI

Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): U.S. Secret Service agents, who were sent to Cartagena in Columbia, for providing security to President Obama who is attending a summit there since Friday, were called back after allegations of their misconduct surfaced, which included involvement with prostitutes in Cartagena.

"The Secret Service takes all allegations of misconduct seriously. These personnel changes will not affect the comprehensive security plan that has been prepared in advance of the President's trip," the Washington Post quoted Edwin Donovan, an agency spokesman, as saying.

He reportedly declined to disclose details about the nature of the alleged misconduct. But President of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, Jon Adler, claimed the accusations relate to at least one agent having involvement with prostitutes in Cartagena.

Obama arrived in Cartagena on Friday afternoon for the Summit of the Americas, which is a gathering of 33 of the hemisphere's 35 leaders to discuss economic policy and trade issues.

Adler revealed that the entire unit was recalled for purposes of the investigation. He said that the Secret Service "responded appropriately" and is "looking at a very serious allegation", further adding that the agency "needs to properly investigate and fairly ascertain the merits of the allegations." (ANI)


LATEST IMAGES
King of Bhutan, the Bhutan Queen and Crown Prince meeting the PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi welcomes the King of Bhutan
PM Modi paying tributes at the portrait of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
People take part in the Run For Unity on the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
PM Modi flagging off the Run For Unity on the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image
 
 

Comments:


 

OTHER TOP STORIES


Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.