DPP awaits report on Chunox Villager killing

Investigation into the killing of Chunox villager ,Richard Garcia continues. Garcia was shot and killed on Friday  by police officers who had tried to enforce eviction from a house in the  village where Garcia was staying. They say Garcia attacked the Police with a machete and despite warning shots, he attempted to chop an officer in the head. Garcia was shot and died at the scene. As we have reported, the matter is being investigated by the Professional Standards Branch. The police had indicated to the media that the report on this case was forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecution but DPP Prosecution Cheryl-Lynn Vidal informed the media that up to this morning, she had not received the file. She was quoted as saying,

Contrary to what has been said by the Police, this Office has not been consulted in this matter.” vlcsnap-2017-06-13-10h22m40s912 vlcsnap-2017-06-14-11h01m04s558

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