The Commission of Inquiry (COI) investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of eight miners at Lindo Creek, Upper Berbice River, will be visiting the campsite later this week.
The commission headed by Chairman, retired Justice Donald Trotman said today that as it moves apace with its work, a number of outreach activities critical to the investigation have been planned.
The team will commence a four-day visit to the Upper Demerara- Upper Berbice Region on Wednesday. Its first visit on Wednesday, May 9, will be a public conversation with residents at Constabulary Hall, Linden.
The following day, the team will visit Goat Farm Ituni, where interviews will be conducted with Kwakwani residents.
Then on Friday, May 11, the team will visit the Arokium campsite, Lindo Creek. It also has on schedule, a visit to Christmas falls, the site where members of the Rondell “Fineman” Rawlins gang were killed.
The following day, the commission will be engaged in a public conversation at the Kwakwani Workers Club before returning to Georgetown.
On June 21, 2008, the burnt bodies of Dax Arokium, Cedric Arokium, Compton Speirs, Horace Drakes, Nigel Torres, Bonny Harry, Clifton Wong and Lancelot Lee, were discovered at Lindo Creek, by mining camp owner Leonard Arokium.
A Google Earth Pro showing the Arokium campsite, Region Ten.
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