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Head of TSU sees need for ‘softer hand’ in protest situations

Head of TSU sees need for ‘softer hand’ when responding to protest situations

October 29, 2012. Georgetown Guyana –  Capitol News Video

The Head of the Tactical Services Unit Senior Superintendent Lyndon Alves believes there is the need for some changes to the way the TSU and its riot squad respond to situations that could be considered hostile, situations like protests. He told the Linden Commission of Inquiry that the there is need for a softer hand when responding to situations like the protests which took place in Linden on July 18th.
Alves said in the future there should also be more mediation.

The Linden Commission of Inquiry is also expected to make recommendations about the operations of the Guyana Police Force in wake of the incident on July 18 that resulted in 3 people being shot dead and over 2 dozen others being injured.

Attorney Vic Puran killed in apparent vehicular accident – videos

Police quell speculation over lawyer Vic Puran’s death

The vehicle that Vic Puran was driving. Investigators are treating the death of prominent criminal lawyer, Vic Puran as a road accident, police  …..  Read More

Attorney Vic Puran killed in apparent vehicular accident

 Capitol News TV. Guyana

Attorney Vic Puran

Prominent Attorney-at-Law, Vic Puran, was discovered dead this morning, pinned down in his vehicle, in a canal at Mahaicony, on the East Coast of Demerara and police sources say it appears as though the attorney may have lost control of his vehicle on the lonely road and it plunged into the canal.

They suspect no foul play at this stage. Puran had a farm in the area, just over 100 yards from the scene of the apparent accident and it is believed that he was heading to the farm. The accident is believed to have taken place sometime last night- (Monday October 15, 2012).  Continue reading

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