Programme was in place for child ex-gang member, Crime Chief says

– psychologist, activist express concerns

Self-confessed gang member Dwane Williams has been in police protective custody for the past six years and in response to questions about whether he has access to psychological therapy and educational opportunities, and has the opportunity to learn basic social skills, Crime Chief Seelall Persaud said that a special programme has been developed for him.

Williams, according to reliable sources was 13 years old at the time of his arrest in 2008, allegedly on a trail near the Lindo Creek mining camp where the burnt remains of eight miners were subsequently found. It was not known that he was in protective custody until recently.

Prior to this he had been charged with the Lusignan massacre and was a main witness in the Bartica massacre …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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