Man charged for behaving disorderly at Govt Minister’s office


A 47-year-old man was today charged with behaving disorderly at the office of the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs (MOIPA) located at Quamina Street, Georgetown.

Nigel Reid appeared before Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan and denied that on August 17 at the government office, he behaved disorderly within public hearing.

According to reports, on the day in question, the father of five visited the office with the intention of meeting with Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Sydney Allicock to seek justice for his wife.

However, Reid was informed by the Secretary that the Minister was not in the office when it is alleged that he used indecent language and spoke in a loud tone of voice to the Secretary.

It is alleged that Reid told the Secretary had he would kill the Minister if he did not get to see him.

The Secretary became fearful and called security to escort Reid out of the building.

Moments later, the Secretary allegedly received a phone call from the accused saying: “just like that you can get kill.”

The Chief Magistrate released Reid on $10,000 bail and instructed him to stay 50ft away from the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs.  The matter is adjourned until August 27.

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