Crime Chief refuses to comment on possible motives behind Walter Rodney’s death

Crime Chief Leslie James yesterday refused to comment on possible motives for Walter Rodney’s death, while saying that some of the work of the Guyana Police Force’s Special Branch concerned national security and is done in secret.

James, who had returned before the Commission of Inquiry into Rodney’s death to continue giving evidence on behalf of the Guyana Police Force, indicated his refusal when asked to comment on three theories being explored by Chairman of the Commission Sir Richard Cheltenham.

There were arguments yesterday over whether there was a thorough investigation of Rodney’s death. Rodney was killed in a …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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