– RamotarThe People’s Progressive Party (PPP) nor any of its members has never had any contact with the now infamous Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan, hence it has no concerns that utterances by his defence attorneys in the US court could tarnish the party’s image.This is according to the party’s General Secretary, Donald Ramotar,Nike Eagles #91 Fletcher Cox Black Mens Stitched NFL Elite Pro Line Gold Collection Jersey
, who noted that the statements by Khan’s attorneys were baseless. “I am not really worried about baseless statements.”As it relates to the information surfacing in the US court case regarding Khan’s alleged permission from the government to purchase spy gear, Ramotar said that he will stand by the comments by local Minister of Home Affairs,Wholesale Jerseys
, Clement Rohee.Rohee, via a press release issued on Monday last, denied claims that the government authorised the importation by ‘Roger’ Khan of a sensitive piece of electronic equipment, seized by the Joint Services.In December 2002, Khan, Haroon Yahyah and Sean Belfield were arrested at Good Hope, East Coast Demerara, in a bulletproof vehicle containing an arms cache, a laptop computer and an electronic device to track cellular phone calls.The laptop computer also boasted a map of Guyana and the various cell sites operated by the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company.“In Guyana, such sensitive electronic items could only be procured and imported for the exclusive use of law enforcement agencies…Such a request by the law enforcement agencies of Guyana would have to be approved by the relevant authorities before an application is made by the Government of Guyana to the relevant American authorities for approval for the item to be exported to Guyana.”The release emphasised that the Home Affairs Ministry did not authorise the importation of the electronic equipment under question, nor did it seek any approval of the US Authorities for an export licence for the item. The Sunday Stabroek News had reported that Khan purchased the computer telephonic surveillance equipment from the Spy Shop in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with permission from the Guyana Government. The statement was attributed to one of Khan’s defence attorneys.The Guyana Police Force previously announced its cognizance of the revelations coming out of the US court in the case involving Khan, and announced that they were moving in a direction that could lead to the questioning of several persons.A senior Police officer, who asked for anonymity, said that the Police have been following with interest the developments of the case with regards to possible links to criminal activities that were committed in Guyana. At the time the source had said that, while there was no official communication between the law enforcement officials of Guyana and the United States,Cheap NFL Jerseys
, he could not say what information was passed on to Crime Chief Seelall Persaud or any other senior local Police official.Khan has long been speculated to be the driving force behind the Phantom Squad, along with former Minister of Home Affairs Ronald Gajraj,2014 Olympic Team USA #44 Brooks Orpik White Stitched NHL Jersey
, who has since resigned from that post and is currently Guyana’s High Commissioner to India.Leader of the main Opposition Party,Wholesale Real Madrid Jerseys
, Robert Corbin, recalled the times when the government vehemently opposed any investigation.Leader of the Alliance For Change, Raphael Trotman, in voicing his support for the investigation, said not only must the investigating body be reinstituted,Cheap Jerseys From China
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, whatever it takes,” said Paul Hardy of the GAP party, in adding his support for the investigation.