Cayman Islands governor ‘bullied staff, had drunken rows and insisted a maid gave him a shirtless massage’

  • Anway Choudhury recalled after a string of complaints made against him by staff
  • Allegations include Cayman Island governor asking maid for shirtless massage
  • He is also accused of misbehaviour towards his wife, Momia, 16 years his junior 
Anwar Choudhury, 59, pictured with his wife Momina, appointed to the Caribbean post in March, has been suspended after a string of complaints.

Anwar Choudhury, 59, pictured with his wife Momina, appointed to the Caribbean post in March, has been suspended after a string of complaints.

The governor of the Cayman Islands has been recalled to Britain by the Foreign Office following allegations of bullying and shouting at staff, drunken rows and demanding a maid give him a shirtless massage.

Anwar Choudhury, 59, appointed to the Caribbean post in March, has been suspended after a string of complaints.

George Town in the Cayman Islands

Sources in Britain and the Caymans said that the complaints made against Choudhury relate to his treatment of domestic staff and office employees. 

He is alleged to have asked a maid to massage his shirtless back, a request she found inappropriate, though there is no suggestion of sexual impropriety.

Sources have said that he is also accused of misbehaviour towards his wife, Momina, 16 years his junior.

In addition it is claimed he had a drunken row with his elderly mother-in-law one night.

At his Government House mansion, it is claimed he shouted at and bullied staff. 

Choudhury also allegedly asked the maids to nanny his baby daughter, but they declined, saying their duties extended only to cleaning. 

A distinguished diplomat, Choudhury was suspended two weeks ago but until now the reasons for his recall were not known.

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By Abul Taher for The Mail on Sunday

June 24, 2018

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Anwar Choudhury, 59, pictured with his wife Momina, appointed to the Caribbean post in March, has been suspended after a string of complaints.

Anwar Choudhury, 59, pictured with his wife Momina, appointed to the Caribbean post in March, has been suspended after a string of complaints.

The governor of the Cayman Islands has been recalled to Britain by the Foreign Office following allegations of bullying and shouting at staff, drunken rows and demanding a maid give him a shirtless massage.

Anwar Choudhury, 59, appointed to the Caribbean post in March, has been suspended after a string of complaints.

George Town in the Cayman Islands

Sources in Britain and the Caymans said that the complaints made against Choudhury relate to his treatment of domestic staff and office employees. 

He is alleged to have asked a maid to massage his shirtless back, a request she found inappropriate, though there is no suggestion of sexual impropriety.

Sources have said that he is also accused of misbehaviour towards his wife, Momina, 16 years his junior.

In addition it is claimed he had a drunken row with his elderly mother-in-law one night.

At his Government House mansion, it is claimed he shouted at and bullied staff. 

Choudhury also allegedly asked the maids to nanny his baby daughter, but they declined, saying their duties extended only to cleaning. 

A distinguished diplomat, Choudhury was suspended two weeks ago but until now the reasons for his recall were not known.