The Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda in warning people in possession of or circulating a list of alleged homosexuals, that they could be breaking the law.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Everton Jeffers says these people may be liable under the Electronic Crimes Act which came into force here in 2013.
The act prohibits the sending by electronic means material that is false or causes insult or injury.
“Those persons who are sending around could find themselves in trouble,” the senior cop said.
Two lists, one with about 50 names and another with the names of alleged gay police officers are in circulation via Facebook and messaging app What’s App.
The officer says while he has not personally seen the lists people sending them should stop.
He told statement that an investigation into it has not commenced.
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