Father of young man shot dead at Middleton St roadblock pleads for justice


“What do I have to do to get justice?” This is the question Pram Narine is asking himself six years after his son was shot dead by a person or persons unknown at an unauthorized police roadblock at Middleton Street, Campbellville.

Though overcome with grief and frustrated at the police’s disinterest in the case, Narine called on the new Police Commissioner (ag) Seelall Persaud, the government and the opposition to take every action they can to ensure that not only his family, but others in similar situations get justice.

Noting how unfair life has been to him and his family, he said that crying has become a norm for him as he often thinks about the sacrifices he and his wife had made in raising Ryan Arjune Narine as well as the sleepless nights his son endured to educate himself. He said the family’s wounds are still raw.

Ryan was gunned down on May 14, 2008 and as expected, the anniversary this year was laced with sadness and grief …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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