The Deputy was detained early at this time and questioned on the States police headquarters.
When requested by the JEP, the drive stated they have been unable to disclose the alleged offence for which he has been arrested or the explanations behind why it can’t be made public.
In an announcement launched on Wednesday night, Chief Minister John Le Fondré confirmed that the Deputy had been relieved of his ministerial duties.
He stated: ‘The Chief Minister has determined that Deputy Maçon will not be presently able to fulfilling his ministerial duties.
‘Attributable to this, the Chief Minister has eliminated these duties from the Deputy and can be holding the portfolio of Kids and Training till additional discover.
‘To respect the privateness of all people involved, no additional particulars can be shared at this stage.’
Deputy Maçon, who has served within the States for 13 years, was elected unopposed to his ministerial position final month as Senator Le Fondré’s most well-liked alternative.
He had been appearing Training Minister because the resignation of Senator Tracey Vallois earlier within the yr, in addition to Kids’s and Housing Minister earlier than the roles have been restructured.
In a brief assertion, a States police spokesperson stated: ‘A 33-year-old man was arrested on 24 March at a personal deal with, he stays in custody at police HQ at current.’
The drive later confirmed that the person has been launched on bail pending additional inquiries.
Deputy Maçon made historical past in November 2008 when, on the age of 21, he was elected to characterize St Saviour No 1 district and have become the youngest ever States Member.
The Deputy was re-elected three years later, once more completed in second place, earlier than being returned because the district ballot topper in each the 2014 and 2018 elections.
Earlier than changing into a minister this yr he stood on a number of Scrutiny panels, was a member of the Planning Committee for 12 years and labored in numerous assistant minister roles, together with in Training.