AWOL soldier no longer being kept in cell

-Best

Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Commodore Gary Best said yesterday that Akeem Charles, the Private who was allegedly abused during a prolonged detention after going Absent Without Leave (AWOL), is no longer being held in a cell.

However, in a brief comment, Best said that Charles, 21, has not been released as he is currently awaiting a court martial.

Stabroek News had reported that Charles was being subjected to beatings and inhumane conditions  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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