Comptroller of Customs Raju Boddu has called for additional security for Customs Officers.
He did so during a meeting with Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Commissioner of Police Atlee Rodney.
“We wanted to let the prime minister know that this latest incident has impacted us greatly and we wanted to request additional security for our officers, especially those working in
critical and sensitive areas,” Boddu reported.
The meeting was held as police continue to probe the murder of Nigel Christian on July 10, 2020.
Pointe Fm reported that In addition to increased security, Boddu said the department has already implemented measures to provide psychological support and counseling for officers who have been traumatized by their colleague’s death.
Since the incident officers have reportedly expressed fear for their safety.