Acting Police Commissioner David Ramnarine this evening announced that Lusignan Prison escapee Kerry Cromwell is back in police custody.
Ramnarine advised that Cromwell’s mother contacted a senior government functionary and advised of Cromwell’s whereabouts and the family’s willingness to turn him in. His mother along with other relatives, on the advice of the government functionary, then took Cromwell to the Brickdam Police Station around 18:15h (6:15 pm) where he was placed under arrest and is being held.
Meanwhile, earlier today, acting on information provided by the public, the Joint Services executed an operation at in the East Ruimveldt ward of Georgetown which led to a confrontation with Lusignan Prison escapee Clive Forde, aka ‘El Sinkie’.
According to a bulletin from the Director of Public Information (DPI), Forde was shot and killed during efforts to recapture him. Joint Services received information that Forde was hiding out in a house in the area and surrounded the house. Forde attempted to flee and was engaged. A 9mm pistol with live rounds was found a short distance away from where his body fell. Further details to follow.