COMMISSIONER of Police Gary Griffith is sticking to his guns in that it is more important to do what is right and not what is popular. This is why he is standing by what some perceive as his “latest horror” decision to launch an investigation to find out why CrimeWatch host Ian Alleyne, a civilian, was allowed by police to become vulnerable and exposed in a fire-fight and why he was allowed to draw a gun as well as allowed into a possible kill zone.

In a statement yesterday, Griffith referred to the hostage situation on Friday involving Alleyne’s sister, Danah Alleyne, her boyfriend, Keone Paryag, a number of armed police officers, senior officer on the scene, Senior Supt Wayne Mystar (the husband of Alleyne’s other sister, Leander Alleyne-Mystar) and Alleyne himself, at an apartment at Biljah Road, Chaguanas. The incident ended with Paryag being shot in the leg and Danah Alleyne being rescued from the house.

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