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Parliament suspended after allegation that McCoy assaulted Sarabo-Halley

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Today’s sitting of Parliament was prematurely suspended after opposition Chief Whip Christopher Jones alleged that an opposition MP, who he did not name had been assaulted by Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Kwame McCoy.

The main opposition, APNU+AFC later named the MP who it alleges was assaulted as former minister Tabitha Sarabo-Halley.

With the House still resolved into the Committee of Supply to consider the budget estimates for 2020,  Jones, along with other opposition members stood up and  asked the Speaker, Manzoor Nadir for the committee’s deliberations to be suspended to address a serious issue.

“Mr. Speaker this matter is not a light matter Sir and we do request that the House be reconvened” Jones said. Nadir responded that Jones should wait for the matter at hand which was being dealt to be concluded before they addressed the issue that Jones wished to raise.

“Mr. Speaker we refuse…. A female member of parliament was physically assaulted by Mr. Kwame McCoy”, Jones exclaimed.

Subsequently, as the Speaker repeated his initial statement, opposition members began protesting,  shouting “no” and hitting their desks. The Speaker then suspended the sitting.

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@Ramakant-P posted:

I remembered when the PNC threatened The GECOM chair.   That was ok then.  I am not defending Kwame until I hear the whole story. The PNC is now behaving like hooligans.

Kwame is the hooligan.  He assaulted the MP with his cell phone.  As somebody said, this is not going to end good. 

@Ramakant-P posted:

I remembered when the PNC threatened The GECOM chair.   That was ok then.  I am not defending Kwame until I hear the whole story. The PNC is now behaving like hooligans.

PPP don't have hooligans ? are they saints ?

@Django posted:

PPP don't have hooligans ? are they saints ?

Yes! they are.  They are doing what the PNC can only dream about doing.

The country is now prospering, people are getting jobs like never before. Development is all over the place.  You want me to spell it out for you?

@Ramakant-P posted:

Yes! they are.  They are doing what the PNC can only dream about doing.

The country is now prospering, people are getting jobs like never before. Development is all over the place.  You want me to spell it out for you?

Clueless !!!

@Ramakant-P posted:

You are not saying anything that is applicable to the issues I posted about.

There is nothing of substance that warrants any answers . All propaganda of job creating ,prospering ..etc ,that's how you roll ,thinking speaking to little children.

Perhaps the prospering is the 3 exported drug bust since August 2 ,2020. One is the largest in history of the illegal trade.

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@Django posted:

There is nothing of substance that warrants any answers . All propaganda of job creating ,prospering ..etc ,that's how you roll ,thinking speaking to little children.

Perhaps the prospering is the 3 exported drug bust since August 2 ,2020. One is the largest in history of the illegal trade.

You are hopeless. 

@Totaram posted:

Kwame is the hooligan.  He assaulted the MP with his cell phone.  As somebody said, this is not going to end good.

Now that you know that Kwame is innocent, don't you have an apology to make?

Clearly the PNC craves punishment. Their disgraceful behavior in the National Assembly is becoming a habitual one. I am not surprised as this is the kind of behavior I have come to expect from them.

The Senate Republicans have requested that the entire 628 pages of the Covid-19 Relief Plan be read out loud before it is debated on. This proves that the Senate Republicans crave silly parliamentary antics just as the PNC does.