Recent events review Saturday, September 9 to Friday, September 15
Saturday, September 9
A 66-year-old man, of Mibicuri, Black Bush Polder, died on Thursday morning after a car that was reportedly speeding slammed into him as he was riding on the public road.
Latchman Sukhu, a Rural Constable also known as “Uncle Blacks” and “Cecil,” of Lot 186 Mibicuri North, Black Bush Polder, Corentyne, Berbice, was rushed to the Mibicuri Public Hospital but he succumbed to his injuries shortly after his arrival. Relatives told Stabroek News that Sukhu, a father of three, sustained severe head injuries and a broken foot.
The driver of the car, a 35 year-old stall holder, of Belvidere, Corentyne, Berbice, was taken into police custody on Thursday.
Sunday, September, 10
“It was just a very strange occurrence that I or anyone I have spoken to have ever heard of or can make sense of up to now, where you just got a letter that you are terminated because of convenience,” Chief Executive Officer of RK’s Security, Roshan Khan, told Stabroek News when contacted. “Just imagine, mere hours before we are scheduled to start this letter comes, how that can be justified?” he added.
Chairman of the Public Procurement Commission (PPC), Carol Corbin told Stabroek News that since the body has completed its latest report - the investigation into the $632M drug procurement – RK’s complaint would be one of the next to be looked at. visit comes at a time when he is preparing to spearhead the GUY24 project, which is aimed at supporting the prevention, investigation and prosecution of corruption. At the meeting, the release said, Robinson informed Williams that he has drafted an anti-corruption work plan which sets out his planned activities to strengthen Guyana’s anti-corruption regime. This plan is to be reviewed by the government, the release said, while adding that to execute the work plan Robinson will be collaborating with all anti-corruption agencies and stakeholders, including the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU), the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) and the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). The release did not indicate when the plan will be completed and when the project will start.