Jul 18, 2016 News
The appeal was made even as police seek the whereabouts of Shemar Wilson, who is believed to have fled overseas.
Outgoing Deputy Chief of Mission, Bryan Hunt, had commended the Government for trying to ascertain the identities of the perpetrators and having them prosecuted.
He had also said that finding the intellectual authors will be an important test of Government’s commitment to protect press freedom.
In a statement shortly after the attack, government had described the incident as an “act of domestic terrorism which was attempted against the newspaper.”
Three men have since been charged with lobbing a grenade at a vehicle belonging to Kaieteur News publisher Glen Lall.
Alfie Garraway, 36, of Norton Street, Lodge, Georgetown; Janeil Howard, 20, of Lot 322 Section ‘C’ Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara and Leroy Williams, 25, of Lot 11 D’Urban Backlands, are accused of conspiring with other persons to cause an explosion by way of grenade likely to endanger lives and cause damage to property.
The offence occurred on June 4, at Saffon Street, Charlestown, Georgetown.
At a July 7, court hearing Police Prosecutor Deniro Jones had told the court that the police file was still incomplete and that they were seeking advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on the way forward.
Jones had explained that a ballistics report was still outstanding from the file, even though it was completed by a ballistics expert.
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