Guyana Officials Fingered In Plot To Purge Criminals
Private hit squad founder Shaheed Roger Khan is to be investigated at home for nearly 200 murders he allegedly committed during a five-year killing spree at the height of his operations in Guyana.
We find it interesting that that the online newspaper Caribbean360.com would be carrying a story of a Guyanese named Shaheed Roger Khan, who is reported to have been part of a hit squad contracted by the government of Guyana in 2002. According to the 360 story, the Guyana government became helpless in the face of a series of violent crimes which resulted in 27 law enforcement officers being assassinated over a two year span.
Here is a chilling excerpt from Caribbean360.com:
With police and the military demoralised by the killings and the sheer fearlessness of gang members, even the government had publicly conceded it was at a loss to deal with the situation. In stepped Khan, who jumped bail in the U.S. state of Vermont on felony gun charges, allegedly offering and winning acceptance of his assistance to authorities by forming small groups of ex-police and soldiers in a private death squad. The squad would then hunt down and kill gang members using high-tech mobile telephone tracking devices to triangulate the position of gang members and take them out. Police and the state turned a blind eye.
Read the full article. (our thanks to Adrian H for highlighting the article)
Why have we highlighted this story you are asking? The evidence so far points to complicity between Roger Khan’s gang and high ranking authorities in Guyana. These criminals went on to engage in heinous criminal acts. We will watch to see how this all plays out.