[www.inewsguyana.com] – The main opposition – A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) – this morning called for an immediate investigation into the alleged assault of an Amerindian Secondary School Teacher by members of the Presidential Guard Service.
APNU says it was informed that 29 – year – old John Adams from Aishalton was assaulted by two members of the Presidential Guard. The alleged incident occurred during President Donald Ramotar’s visit to the South Rupununi yesterday (Wednesday, December 3).
It is alleged that Adams was accosted by the members of the Presidential Guard and told to stop heckling while the President was speaking; when Adams refused he was slapped repeatedly by the guards.
Adams was then chased by the guards and had to seek refuge in the home of Toney James, a resident of Aishalton.
APNU calls on the Commissioner of Police to mount an immediate investigation into the incident.
iNews was subsequently informed by a resident of Aishalton that the School Teacher appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and disturbed the meeting at the annoyance of other villagers.