Videos and photographs were recently televised purportedly showing Cuban detainees being brutally beaten by Bahamian officials. These problems are not new but now there may be evidence.
“It’s time for Bahamians to step up to the plate and take a zero tolerance approach,” police spokesperson Inspector Chrislyn Skippings said. “And report or hand over to police those persons who are in possession of firearms.”
A jury unanimously convicted a man of a shooting that happened six years ago, when Perry Rolle shot Harold Louis during a dispute on January 26, 2007.
Deputy Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis said the attack on his police aide earlier this week send the message that no one in The Bahamas is safe.
An aide of Deputy Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis was shot during a botched armed robbery in eastern New Providence.
Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade said his hands are tied when dealing with suspected stolen goods as cash for gold businesses are fully licensed by the government.
According to Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage, a staggering number of accused criminals have been released on bail in the preceding five years.
The fundamental responsibility of any government is the protection of its citizens. If a government cannot ensure the protection of its citizens then they ought to remove themselves from office.
The Free National Movement (FNM) is urging the Government of The Bahamas to ensure that visitors and residents are protected against violence.