Dr Keith Rowley

‘TARGETED’: Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley during his address on Friday night at the People’s National Movement post-budget meeting at Piggott’s Corner, Belmont.

—Photo: ISHMAEL SALANDY

DEFLECTION and distraction. This is how United National Congress (UNC) officials have described Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s claims of an assassination plot against him and Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi.

On Friday night, while speaking at a People’s National Movement (PNM) post-budget meeting at Piggott’s Corner in Belmont, Rowley claimed that, on two occasions, prior to the 2015 general election, a hit was placed on his life by political opponents. And just last month, an assassination plot against Al-Rawi was uncovered, he said.

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