PHILIPSBURG--United People’s (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Rolando Brison, who was arrested on March 17 for suspected bribery, has been released from custody.
He remains a suspect in the ongoing criminal investigation called "Lissabon," the Prosecutor’s Office said in a press statement on Saturday evening. Brison was not identified by name in the release.
The release said the MP is suspected of taking bribes and abusing his position.
The investigation is ongoing and further arrests or searches are not ruled out, it was stated in the release.
The "Lissabon" investigation is being conducted by RST under the direction of the Central Team of the Attorney General's Office of Curaçao, St. Maarten, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba.
The Central Team focuses on a specialized approach to combat corruption and subversive crimes.