Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Dames: Crime is under control

Minister of National Security Marvin Dames

By Ginelle Longley

DPM says despite downward trend, crime levels are “unacceptable”.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Following a weekend which saw three killings, two stabbings, and seven armed robberies, Minister of National Security Marvin Dames said yesterday that despite concerns by some Bahamians about the violent incidents over the holiday weekend, crime in The Bahamas is under control.

“Listen, this is the world that we’re living in,” Dames told the media outside the Churchill Building.

“You can’t find any country that can boast about having a zero murder rate. And so, these are the challenges we will have to deal with from time to time.

“And we clearly understand that, but I have every confidence that the police are on top of things and clearly the numbers will reflect that.”  Read more >>