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GPSU Watching GECOM Amid Calls for Several Criminally Charged Officers to be Removed

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(Demerara Waves) The Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) has said it is paying keen attention to what’s going on at the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM).

“The Union has taken a keen interest in this matter due to its potential for unconstitutional prejudices to be meted out to its members at GECOM, given that the said Union members, are also charged with the responsibility of ensuring the credibility and transparency of the electoral process,” the union said in a statement.

This is amid calls by the Private Sector Commission (PSC) for several officers, who have been charged criminally with several offences linked to electoral fraud at the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections, to be removed from duties ahead of next year’s Local Government Elections.

The Union contends that the withdrawal of private criminal charges and the institution of criminal charges by the State is not sufficient reason to justify the call by the PSC.

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