Action on plot inquiry recommendations to await discussions with President, PM


Though the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the alleged plot to assassinate the president made strong recommendations that could see changes in the hierarchy of the Guyana Police Force, the extent of implementation is heavily dependent on discussions with the President and the Prime Minister, Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan said yesterday.

Ramjattan yesterday voiced his disappointment that the recommendations, which were handed over to President David Granger on August 31, were reported over the weekend in the state-owned Guyana Chronicle, ahead of those discussions.

“There were some strong recommendations made as was reported and I don’t know how that managed to be leaked like that but in any event…it should have reached there only after there was some discussion and deliberations on the recommendations,” he told reporters shortly after signing several contracts for works on several police stations and the Guyana Forensic Laboratory…..


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