Member of Parliament for St Michael North West Neil Rowe is expected to appear in the Oistins Magistrate’s Court tomorrow on the charge of rape.
The 43-year-old has been in police custody for the past day being investigated on sexual assault allegations.
Police Public Relations Officer Inspector Rodney Inniss (ag), confirmed that Rowe of #658 Kingsland Terrace, Christ Church has been charged.
Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley disclosed on Saturday at the Barbados Labour Party Annual General Conference that Member of Parliament for St. Thomas Cynthia Forde will be nominated for the position of Deputy Speaker in the House of Assembly on Tuesday, a position formerly held by Rowe. (AC)