“It is public knowledge that I Igal Adams was arrested on Friday 28th October, over an allegation of having unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 15.”
“It is also public knowledge that I was released Saturday night, Saturday 29th October 2016″ without charge pending further investigation”.
“I Igal Adams state categorically that I deny any and all allegations brought against me, those allegations are false and unfounded”.
Adams said he had look at the position the NDP had taken when police officer Michelle Andrews accused Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves of rape, Adams said when Gonsalves was charged the leader of the Opposition asked he Gonsalves to step aside until the matter was dealt with.
Adams said as one who was in agreement with such position and still is,”I as a Christian and an individual who believe in fair play do take that decision today, to stand down as host of the New Times Program until the police have completed their investigation.
” I am therefore calling on the Police to do say as swiftly as possible”.