Police defend response to Deryck Kanhai deadly rampage

The police yesterday said that all of the ranks deployed in the immediate area of the November 12, 2013 shooting rampage by Deryck Kanhai were fitted with protective body gear while some in the outer cordon were not so fitted but “relatively safe”.

In a statement, the police provided their most detailed account to date of the shooting rampage by miner Kanhai on November 12 which left him, two policemen and  two others dead in a bullet-riddled  afternoon that paralysed the centre of the city and created fear.

Following the shooting the police had been criticized for having ranks at the scene without protective gear,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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