Private Sector Commission

The Private Sector Commission met on Tuesday August 22, 2017 with the Minister of Public Security

The Private Sector Commission met on Tuesday August 22, 2017 with the Minister of Public Security, the Honourable Khemraj Ramjattan, Commissioner (ag) David Ramnarine and Director of Prisons (ag) Mr. Gladwin Samuels in the Ministry’s Boardroom. The discussions were centered mainly on Guyana’s Prisons and the Prison System in light of the recent fires and breakouts. Included in the discussions were the public’s loss of confidence in some aspects of the security sector, construction of a new prison, overcrowding in prisons, release of prisoners, rehabilitation of prisoners, state of the prisons, the Prison Sentence Management Board and the recent criminal activities that were occurring in the commercial area in Georgetown. The PSC was heartened by the deliberations with the Minister, Commissioner of Police (ag) and Director of Prisons (ag). The projects, programmes, plans and projections outlined by the Minister and his team raised the confidence of the PSC in the administration of the Guyana Prison System and the Guyana Police Force.


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