roles re the credibility of the Police Force
THE PNCR is switching roles in relation to the
credibility and the capacity of the Guyana Police Force.
Allegation against CORBIN
that he lured an indian
to his office where he raped
and buggered her
on Saturday, September 27th, 1986.
21, 2004 Guyana
On September 29, 1986 Robert Corbin, who then was Minister of
Agriculture, was implicated in an attempted rape at his Ministry.
On October 22, 1986 then DPP George Jackman threw out the
case saying, "In view of public speculations connected with
certain allegations made to the police against former Prime
Minister, Cde. Robert Corbin, I have decided...that after full and
careful examination of the results of what I consider to have been a
thorough police investigation into the matter, I have concluded that
there is not sufficient basis on which I could institute any
criminal proceedings against him."
Dr. Jagan in a letter to the DPP following that disclosure said: The
DPP's conclusion of 'insufficient basis' needs to be supported by
disclosure of "at least of some of the evidence that was
lacking." He also asked Jackman to say "on what basis his
conclusion was based."
Eusi Kwayana of the WPA also wrote to the DPP asking him to say:
"on what basis he has formed his decision not to
These questions were never answered directly. The DPP based his
investigations solely on investigations done by the Police (the
competent body to administer such functions in Guyana.) In addition,
the victim wasn't given witness protection or any such like. That
was the end of an issue that the public demanded investigations
Why can't the PNC now accept the investigations of the Police Force
or moreso a Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the 'Gajraj
May 22, 2004