Guyana’s ruling PPP declares war on peaceful APNU demonstrators who were demanding that APNU statements of poll (SoP’s) from last Monday’s general elections be reconciled and verified. They demand came after over 120 SoP’s from region went missing three days after the elections.
Guyana’s newly installed President Donald Ramotar who heads a minority government instructed riot Police to shoot at and tear gas the protesters who Police demanded to
Several leaders from the APNU the which is Guyana’s largest opposition party in Parliament with 26. The smaller AFC has 10 seats, giving the combined opposition 33 seats. The ruling PPP has 32 seats .
Among those who have been shot, injured and rested and Attorney James Bond and former Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defense Force, Eddie Collins.
Bond later issued the following statement via his Facebook Page: “I have been arrested shot with pellets 33 times about my head back arms and legs. We were peaceful we were walking back to Congress Place in an attempt to disperse the crowd who were walking in ranks of two arm in arm. We were simply assisting in dispersing a peaceful gathering…we were walking arm in arm and then we walked with our hands in the air yet they fired at us a rogue element of the Guyana Police Force. I VOW WITH EVERY BREATH I BREATHE TO STRUGGLE FOR YOUR VOTES TO BE COUNTED GECOM MUST COME CLEAN BY MAKING PUBLIC THE ORIGINAL STATEMENTS OF POLL SIGNED BY POLLING AGENTS THEY MUST AND THEY SHALL.”