Harmon says intel suggests collusion between cops, mystery plane passengers

Minister of State Joseph Harmon yesterday confirmed that there are reports of collusion between police ranks and the persons who escaped from a Brazilian aircraft shortly after it landed on an illegal airstrip in Region Nine last month.

“There is some information available to the authorities which is suggesting a certain level of collusion and that information we take very seriously and it will inform the way in which we deal with the actual deployment of ranks,” Harmon told a post-Cabinet press briefing held in the Commission of Inquiry Boardroom, at the Department of the Public Service on Waterloo Street.

On August 14, the police reported the seizure of a twin-engine Beechcraft, which followed almost a month of reports of a foreign aircraft frequenting the Santa Fe, North Rupununi area. It was also reported that three men were seen fleeing the aircraft…..