Police Complaints Authority seeks mother of slain 15-year-old

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:30

The Police Complaints Authority (PCA) is calling on the mother of a 15-year-old Josiah Ramsahai who was shot by police on Friday, to come forward with any relevant information she may have on the actions of police officers towards her son.

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The PCA says it is making the call in light of statements in the media, which seemed to indicate that she had already filed a report with the PCA.

The following is the statement from the PCA:

"The Police Complaints Authority (PCA) has noted reports in the media that indicate Ms. Janette Ramsahai has made a complaint to the PCA on behalf of her son, Josiah Ramsahai, following alleged incidents of harassment and threats by an officer of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.

The PCA wishes to advise that to date no complaint has been lodged in regard to this incident. 

Regarding the police shooting of Josiah Ramsahai on Friday 18th November, 2016 the PCA has initiated an investigation, we ask that Ms. Ramsahai come into the PCA to provide any information relevant to the investigation. Additionally, we are asking for any witnesses to or persons with information on or regarding the incident to kindly contact the PCA at:

800-2PCA /800-2722
627-4383 / 627-4386
[email protected]

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