Major's brother, Rajendra said he was on hand to
witness his brother's body hauled out of the canal.
Rajendra confirmed also that there were no bullet wounds
on the body, but there appeared to be marks of violence.
Rajendra said Major was clad in a white sleeveless
t-shirt and blue jeans.
Rajendra said his brother joined the Guyana Police
Force as an apprentice in the band corps unit. He added
that his brother had no problem with anyone at the time
of his death. He described him as very peaceful and
quiet. He leaves to mourn his mother Barbara Davi and
three other siblings.
Meanwhile, Police Public Relations Officer, Assistant
Superintendent John Sauers, said the police are
continuing their investigations.
Relatives confirmed that the front seat of Major's
vehicle was stained with spots of blood when it was
discovered. Rajendra said the men who were caught
stealing parts from it ripped out the CD deck, speakers,
lights and mirrors. Stabroek News was told that the men
disclaimed any knowledge of Major's death, but admitted
that they stole parts from the vehicle after they saw it
On Monday afternoon the policeman's family had
received a call from a relative in Barbados, who told
them that he had spoken to Major around 10 pm on
Saturday. According to the relative, Major told him he
was in Herstelling, East Bank Demerara, the same village
where the two suspects reside.
That was the last contact made with Major whose
cellular phone, according to Davi continued to ring out
when she called. Davi was adamant on Monday that whoever
was responsible for her son's disappearance must have
had good knowledge about his movements. Stabroek News
was told that a businessman and the policeman's
relatives are in court over a dispute. Major had left
his home on Saturday afternoon to take his girlfriend to
the Georgetown Ferry Stelling for her to catch a boat.
He returned subsequently to the area but did not enter
Relatives said they only knew of Major's
disappearance early Sunday morning when his girlfriend
called to speak with him.
Stabroek News was told that after dropping off his
girlfriend, Major had escorted a few of his friends to
their homes in Lodge, but was reportedly seen around 9
pm on Saturday, heading towards his home. Major became
the twenty-fourth policeman to die under violent
circumstances over the last few years. Twenty-one
policemen died between April 2002 to March 1 this year
during a crime wave that followed the February 23, 2002
jail break. Ramnarine Latchana and senior
Superintendent, Richard Griffith died on March 1 when
they were shot in the Brickdam Police Station.