Woman Locked Up After Threatening Guyana’s President On Facebook

Caribbean News Service (CNS).

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Apr 01 2016 – The police have taken into custody Bibi Safaoora Salim, 52, following a Facebook post in which she threatened President David Granger.

Police said Salim will be questioned at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) headquarters.

They who are also searching for two more Guyanese living overseas, whom they said could be charged under the, “racial hostility act, for attempting to incite excitement, hostility or ill-will on grounds of race”.

Salim in her post on Facebook said “(President) Granger want a bullet in (his) head – I am out of a job now because of them.”

Meanwhile the Facebook account of Canadian based Guyanese businessman, Victor Singh, also had disparaging comments at against Guyanese of African descent. But in a statement to the media, Singh claimed that the account is fake.

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