Police get kit to preserve evidence

The Guyana Police Force on Wednesday  received a donation in the form of a Master Trace Kit which is capable of preserving evidence samples such as: hair, blood, glass etc., for quite a long period.

A release yesterday from the police said that the kit, which will boost the capacity of the Crime Scene Unit at the Criminal Investigation Department, Eve-Leary is valued at US$500.

Dr. Maurice Aboud (right) making the presentation to Commissioner of Police Seelall Persaud (Police photo)

Making the presentation to Commissioner of Police Seelall Persaud in the presence of Crime Chief , Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum and other Officers of the Force’s Performance Group, in the Commissioner’s Conference Room, Eve Leary; was Dr. Maurice Aboud, a Director and the Chief Forensic and Criminalistics Officer of the Amalgamated Security Services Limited of Trinidad and Tobago, which is a private Forensic Laboratory that offers a number of security services to Caribbean countries.

Dr. Aboud who was accompanied by Wayne Clarke, Manager of Amalgamated Security Services Inc. in Guyana, told the gathering that the donation is part of his company’s initiative with the Association of the Caribbean Commissioners of Police Programme, whereas every year a forensic kit is handed over to a member country that needs it most and more importantly, he personally goes and makes the donation as he has done in Guyana’s case.

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