VIDEO: Jagdeo invokes immunity during SOCU questioning

Former President Bharrat Jagdeo (second from left) arriving at the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) headquarters on Camp Road yesterday. At right is attorney Anil Nandlall.

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday declined to respond to questions from investigators concerning ‘Pradoville 2,’ invoking his presidential immunity from prosecution, although he has declared his readiness to defend himself in court if the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) decides to charge him.

FLASHBACK!Ryan Hackett [center] of Fruta Conquerors challenging Rawle Gittens of Milerock for possession of the ball during their clash at the GFC ground, Bourda in the GFF Elite League recently.
FLASHBACK!Ryan Hackett [center] of Fruta Conquerors challenging Rawle Gittens of Milerock for possession of the ball during their clash at the GFC ground, Bourda in the GFF Elite League recently.

Conquerors crowned Elite League champs

Fruta Conquerors were crowned the Guyana Football Federation [GFF] Elite League winner after battling to a 1-1 draw with defending champion the Guyana Defence Force [GDF] on Sunday at the Georgetown Football Club [GFC] ground, Bourda.

Our toxic industrial relations climate

The trajectory of the industrial relations dispute between government and the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) now appears imprisoned in a familiar pattern of uncertainty and suspicion (some may even say bad faith) with each side striving to avoid being outflanked, this, as the increasingly coarse texture of the engagement appears to push the issue further away from an amicable resolution.

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