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After Vieux Fort Homicides Commissioner Warns ‘Cowards Intent On Spreading Mayhem’


Police Commissioner Crusita Descartes-Pelius has declared that Thursday’s occurrences in Vieux Fort, while ‘truly disheartening’, were in no way reflects a lack of resilience by the police.

Two men and a woman were gunned down, and a nine-year-old boy sustained gunshot injuries in separate incidents in the Southern town.

“These were the actions of cowards intent on spreading mayhem which we will not allow,” Descartes-Pelius declared.

In addition, she explained that following Thursday’s homicides, the police put measures in place to allay citizens’ fears.

Her complete statement appears below:

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  1. Lady read from a paper and even after she did all that reading 2 men were shot. Like seriously as commissioner u reading from a paper in times like this. I must applaud the men and women that chse you as our commissioner knowing very well what we are faced with.

  2. All you guys are offering is platitude. Nothing serious and concrete. If a citizen calls and give vivid information about a gang leader to the police next day that person would be dead because the police would squil on thhat person. Commissioner put you house in order first then ask for assistant from the populace. Why do the people not trust the police?

  3. AA lady, you an talk. Wow. I think you better go back into hiding. You seem clueless.. poor jab

  4. The citizens of this country do not trust giving police information and therefore fear for they safety.

    The first WHY the government must address.
    Sad to say but its reality.

    Hard facts.

  5. If the country can and was locked down for COVID to save lives WHY and what is this administration waiting for . The lose of lives and livelihoods seems inevitable.

  6. Diaspora, What is this administrations waiting for, if the country can be locked down for covid why cant it be locked down for crime. It seems inevitable that there will be more loss of lives and livelihoods..

  7. There seems to be too much pride in senior officials and right now they are under there bedsheets hiding. This weekend might turn out to be more deadly.

  8. Where is the police presence in vf right now? I do not comprehend? Well I do. The police are in the pockets of the gangs so they will do nothing. Nothing to do with people being afraid to give information-that’s rubbish because u don’t have to give ur real name or anything. Corruption.

  9. Talk, talk and no action. Empty words will not stop the crime situation. Concrete, sensible actions will.


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