Police issue warning over lawless protests
The Guyana Police Force yesterday issued a statement recognizing the right to protest but warning that lawless demonstrations which infringe on the rights of others and lead to unlawful acts will see appropriate action.
The statement comes in the aftermath of unrest at Agricola last Thursday which trapped thousands of people for five hours along the East Bank. There was an attempt at a similar protest on Monday but this was quickly broken up by the police.
The GPF says it respects the rights of all citizens to protest peacefully on issues of concern to them “However when protests degenerate into a series of unlawful acts infringing on the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.