Harmon calls for resignation of Rodney Inquiry chairman

-over `killer’ question

Attorney Joseph Harmon yesterday called on Chairman of the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Sir Richard Cheltenham to step down, accusing him of reaching his own personal conclusions in matters the commission has been tasked to determine.

Harmon, who is representing the Ex-GDF Association at the inquiry, made the call after Sir Richard embarked on an intensive questioning session of Retired Captain Gerry Gouveia and told the former army officer that he had transported a “killer”.

The “killer” he was referring to was Gregory Smith, who has been fingered as the main suspect in the June 13, 1980 bomb blast death of Dr. Walter Rodney. Sir Richard used the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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