Felix slams delay in probe of teen’s shooting by cop

Former police commissioner Winston Felix has criticised the police force’s handling of the shooting of 15-year-old Alex Griffith by a serving lawman and he says the investigation should have been concluded in no more than one week.

“Enough time has been given to the police to sort out the matter since it’s a localised matter involving just the members of the force, the child, his mother and the doctor. Thus, I see no reason for a week to pass and the matter not be concluded and positive action not taken,” Felix, who is A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) Shadow Minister of Home Affairs, said yesterday at a press briefing to address the recent and wayward shootings by members of the Guyana Police Force (GPF).

Addressing reporters at the Office of the Leader of the Opposition, Felix noted that the shooting of Griffith under what he called “questionable circumstances” occurred almost two weeks ago and there has been no  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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