Police force silent on fraud findings at SOCU

Up to press time last evening, there was still no word from the police force on the submission of a damning report from the recently-concluded audit of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU).

Police Commissioner Leslie James had told the media last Monday that he expected to be in possession of the report later in the week. When contacted by this newspaper subsequently, he declined to say whether or not he was in possession of the document.

 “I am going to disclose whether I got it or not… through my PRO [Public Relations Officer],” he had said.

When contacted yesterday, police PRO Jairam Ramlakhan told Stabroek News that James has not said anything to him about the report…..

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