Trotman bemoans quality of police work in probe of Lindo Creek murders

Justice Donald Trotman yesterday voiced his dissatisfaction with the quality of the criminal investigation conducted by the Guyana Police Force (GPF) into the Lindo Creek murders after an investigator said he was satisfied with the outcome, although he admitted to not doing any legwork himself.

Detective Sergeant Rodwell Sarrabo appeared before the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) yesterday and he related under questioning by Commissioner Trotman, who is leading the inquiry, that he had not visited any of the scenes linked to the Lindo Creek investigation, including Lindo Creek itself, Christmas Falls or Goat Farm.

“All these are important places,” Justice Trotman noted, before enquiring whether Sarrabo did not think they should have been visited before a conclusion could be made on the investigation. Sarrabo accepted that they were indeed relevant to the investigation, but stated that that aspect of the investigation was not handled by the Serious Crimes Investigations Unit, of which he was a part of, but by ranks of the ‘E and F’ Division…..

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