Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Cops investigating ‘armed’ Alleyne's involvement in sister’s rescue

Inquiries are being made within the police service to ascertain how Crime Watch host Ian Alleyne was allowed to walk alongside police officers, while he appeared to be armed, during an operation in Chaguanas on Friday.

Police were responding to a hostage situation along Biljah Road, Chaguanas yesterday afternoon involving Alleyne’s sister Danah Alleyne.

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The standoff ended with the suspect, 34-year-old Keone Paryag, being fatally shot.

The situation has reached the attention of the Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith, who is said to be looking into how Alleyne, a civilian, was allowed to operate in such a manner with officers in a hostile situation.

More on this as it becomes available.

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