Current crime wave requires careful study - PMJ
Stabroek News
March 28, 2004

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The People's Movement for Justice (PMJ) is calling on the Guyana Police Force to deal with the re-emergence of crime in Guyana, particularly on the lower East Coast.

The movement opined that a new agenda is at work and pointed out that the crimes require careful study. According to the PMJ, the crimes do not appear to fit the normal profile, which sees the perpetrators, focused on stealing rather than holding hostages for hours among other things.

Calling for the rule of law to be returned to paramountcy PMJ said, "Every citizen must feel secure and comfortable with the knowledge that they will be protected from brazen criminals however mobilized."

It cautioned those playing a positive role to refrain from rushing to judgement and throwing blame at others before making a careful study of the trends and drivers of crime in Guyana.