Officer Cadet allegedly assaulted by Training instructors


gdf[] – The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) has dispatched a team of investigators to the Colonel John Clarke Military School in Tacama last evening, following a report by an Officer Cadet that he was assaulted by his training instructors.

GDF in a statement noted that the incident allegedly occurred between Wednesday, August 13 and Thursday, August 14 during a training exercise in Tacama.

According to the statement, the Officer Cadet was first brought to the Base Ayanganna Medical Centre then taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was seen by a specialist. He is currently under the care of the Force Medical Officer in Camp Ayanganna where he was also visited by his parents.

The GDF Chief of Staff Mark Phillips has ordered that a Board of Inquiry be convened immediately to unearth all issues relating to this incident.




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