Top Cop for Corentyne visit today

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Acting Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud. [iNews' Photo]
Acting Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – Commissioner of Police Seelall Persaud, Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum and Psychiatrist Dr. Bhiro Harry will today, Tuesday, October 13, travel to Region #6 where they are expected to meet with residents and members of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) on the Corentyne Coast

The visit by the Top Cop comes almost two weeks after a senior police officer and a number of junior ranks were charged and placed before the Court for accepting a $6 million bribe to allow a shipment of cocaine to pass freely.

The Police Public Relations Office and the Divisional Commander of “A” Division have both confirmed the visit by the Commissioner of Police.

The Top Cop’s visit to the region comes at a time when several security matters have arisen, including high incidents of gun crimes.

iNews was told that during the visit, Commissioner of Police Seelall Persaud will be meeting ranks at the No.51 Police Station where a presentation will be made.

Following that, the Top Cop will be moving on to the No. 63 village where he will be attending an outreach at the Tagore Memorial Secondary School (opposite the entrance to the No.63 Beach) along with members of the faith based organization.

It was reported that the Police Commissioner’s team which will also include the Divisional Commander.

The meeting is also expected to touch on the issues of social crime and suicide prevention. It was only last year that the Top Cop announced the launching of a suicide hotline to assist persons who are suffering from depression and might be contemplating suicide.

 

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