The police did nothing to protect citizens at Agricola

Dear Editor,

The Wednesday, November 14 edition of Stabroek News carried an article on page l3 where David Granger is saying police failed to protect civilians in the Agricola unrest of October 11. The quality of the print was so bad I couldn’t read it, so I called Stabroek and the person (a female) I spoke to promised me a more readable copy. Well, I collected that copy on Friday the 16th which was slightly better but still not good enough. Anyway, in the part that was readable I read that the crime chief said the police had received information that persons were robbed during the unrest but no one had come forward to make a report. As I understand it the police force was developed to maintain law and order and protect law-abiding citizens. However, on that dreadful day the police  did nothing to protect the trapped citizens, while people were terrorised, harassed and robbed, so to whom should these victims of terror report? Interpol?

Yours faithfully,
W P George

Editor’s note
We apologise for the poor print quality  of page 13 in our November 14 edition.

More in Letters

Comments

About these comments

The comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit or delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity.

Get the day's headlines from SN in your inbox every morning:

Most Read This Week

  1. Guyanese man loses Canadian residency after spending most of his time in Guyana

  2. Middle Road beautician pleads guilty to US cocaine charge

  3. Gafoor’s employee succumbs after accident

  4. Computer technician jailed for two years over visa racket

  5. Labourer, 17, stabbed to death over $440 loan

  6. Former New York state Senate leader John Sampson sentenced to five years in prison – Newsday

  7. As army enforces policy against tattoos, would-be recruit’s hopes fade

  8. Bandit breaks into Corentyne houses, homeowner scares him off with gunshots

  9. Persons living in parking meter areas can apply for discounts – city


Recommended For You