A Partnership for National Unity has lauded the decision by Chief MagistrateAPNU Executive Joseph Harmon in deep discussion with Head of State Donald Ramotar following the ceremonial opening of the 10th ParliamentPriya Sewnarine-Beharry who presided over the Preliminary Inquiry into the charge of treason against Guyana Defence Force Major Bruce Munroe and his wife Carol-Ann and Reserve Officer Leonard Wharton.Joseph Harmon of the APNU Executive yesterday made the pronouncement during the party’s press engagement where he said that the ruling is testimony to the fact that the Judiciary is independent of the other arms of Government.But Harmon was surprised at the sentiments expressed by Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr. Roger Luncheon, who had indicated that the Government may move to alter and reinstitute the charges.Harmon queried what could be more malicious than arresting a married couple during the Christmas Season and keeping them separated in prison for close to two years.The APNU executives also rejected claims that the party had been silent on the issue saying that they were confident that the Attorneys representing the accused had the wherewithal to effectively defend the trio.On December 27, 2010, the three accused were arraigned on the treason charge and incarcerated. The state had claimed that the accused intended to use destructive materials to force the former President,Cheap NFL Jerseys
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, the three had to be shuttling between the prison and the court. The matter first convened with the three persons being tagged as associates of the Colin Jones Gang.Jones and a number of other persons are charged with acts committed against the state such as setting fire to the Supreme Court and the Ministry of Health.Members of that gang were also slapped with charges of murder, attempted murder,Wholesale Cheap Jerseys
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