The applications of both top runners for the post of Commissioner of Police (COP) have been rejected.
Reports are that Acting Commissioner of Police Errol Alexander and Director of Corrections Vern Garde have received letters informing them of the decision.
This publication understands that the decision was taken following a court hearing on Thursday, where a police officer is seeking a judicial review of the application process.
Reports are that the post of Police Commissioner will be re-advertised next week.
When questioned about the issue today at a press conference, Alexander brushed aside the matter and did not confirm of deny that his application has been rejected.