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Jobless 18-25 year-old men main perpetrators of city crimes
Posted By Staff Writer On August 15, 2013 @ 5:26 am In Local News | No Comments
Unemployed males, between the ages of 18 and 25, were the main perpetrators of the crimes committed in July, according to a review conducted by the Home Affairs Ministry.
Louis Dodson, a Public Policy Consultant with the ministry, told a security seminar at the Pegasus Hotel on Tuesday that these assailants usually operate in groups of two and tend to prefer victims who are by themselves as most persons at the time of the incident were alone.
The seminar was organised by the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) in collaboration with the Guyana Association of Private Security Organisations (GAPSO) in response to a spike in robberies in early July. Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee, who addressed the seminar, said that he believed that his ministry needs to continue what it is currently doing, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.
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