PCA initiates investigation into the fatal shooting of Keon Paryag

PCA initiates investigation into the fatal shooting of Keon Paryag

Pursuant to Section 26 of the Police Complaints Authority (“PCA”) Act Chap. 15:05, the PCA has initiated an investigation into the matters surrounding the fatal shooting of Mr. Keon Paryag in Chaguanas by members of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service on Friday 18th October.

The PCA’s civilian investigators will conduct an independent investigation of this matter, at the conclusion of which a report will be forwarded to the Authority. Upon receipt of the said report, the Authority shall make an assessment and form an opinion as to whether there is sufficient evidence to support a recommendation for prosecution and/ or the institution of disciplinary proceedings or closure in its investigation.

As an independent oversight body, the PCA is committed to ensuring that no Police Officer acts above the Rule of Law and to empowering the citizenry to report incidents of police misconduct and/or criminal activity.

Any witnesses to or persons with information on this incident are kindly asked to contact the PCA at 627-4383 / 627-4386 or at [email protected] Rest assured all information provided will be treated as confidential.

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