Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley today summoned the Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith to a meeting following a public spat between the two over whether or not people found in breach of the public health ordinance can be arrested on their private properties.
In a post on Facebook page this morning, the Prime Minister announced the meeting.
He said: ” Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith and Acting Deputy Commissioners of Police Forde and Jacob attended a meeting this morning summoned by Prime Minister Dr the Hon. Keith Rowley.
The Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi and Minister of National Security the Hon Stuart Young also attended the 10 am meeting which was held at the Diplomatic Center.”
On Saturday the Prime Minister chimed in on the very public debate regarding the lack of police action to residents of Bayside Towers who were reportedly partying at a pool, exceeding the five-person limit.
He called on the Commissioner of Police and the police service to act, saying the laws were in place to do so.
However, on Sunday Commissioner Griffith responded saying laws must first be put in place for the police to act.