Failure to charge cops in teen’s shooting is major setback for force, GHRA says

- warns of possible cover-up

The Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) yesterday condemned the police force’s failure to charge officers responsible for the shooting of 15-year-old Alex Griffith, calling it “a major set-back” for those hoping the new leadership of the organisation would take a firmer stand against rogue law enforcers.

In a statement on the shooting yesterday, the GHRA called on the Director of Public Prose-cutions (DPP) Shalimar Ali-Hack to exercise her authority to ensure that appropriate criminal charges are promptly laid.

Griffith was shot in the mouth on April 30 by a cadet officer after he and other members of the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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