PM sends public defender, ombudsman to Tivoli

PRIME Minister Bruce Golding is sending the Public Defender Earl Witter and Political Ombudsman Dr Herro Blair, to visit Tivoli Gardens today, to conduct an independent assessment of the operations being carried out by the security forces.

“They have been instructed to ascertain the precise number of persons who have been killed or injured,” the Office of the Prime Minister indicated today.

Golding has directed the security forces to make the necessary arrangements to facilitate this visit and to provide the necessary security to the men and those who accompany them.

The Red Cross will also provide support including ambulances to transport those who have been injured or are otherwise in need of medical attention, Golding said.

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