Daniel Dookie with his family and party supporters after filing his nomination papers. He spoke to reporters shortly after.

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GARBED in black, siblings Ijaz and Nadirah watched solemnly as their late father, Newsday senior photojournalist Sureash Cholai, was laid to rest at the Nur E Islam Cemetery, El Socorro, on Wednesday.

Cholai, 58, was blanketed in white sheets at the funeral service, which was performed under Muslim rites.

The House of Representatives will today debate the notification of the President for the nomination of Erla Harewood Christopher for appointment to the office of Commissioner of Police.

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is expected to pilot the motion asking the House to approve the nomination of Christopher.

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