Female Police Officer Under Pressure for Breaching Diplomatic Rules

Editorial Staff

May 25, 2023

Guyanese Honorary Consul Robert Reis

A police officer is still feeling the brunt after she reportedly entered the Guyanese Consulate to investigate a complaint without having proper documentation of consent

The female office is now accused of breaching diplomatic rules. According to reports, at around 9:30 last Friday, the officer who is stationed at the St Johns Police Station violated the sanctity of the consulate on Newgate Street.

The Guyanese Honorary Consul Robert Reis said in a letter copied to Foreign Affairs Minister E.P Chet Greene and several other diplomatic representatives along with police and government officials that he wanted an investigation into the breach of protocol, which he said was very serious

Reis said the officer in question, who he said was a Corporal, entered the office based on a complaint, from a Guyanese national that the consul had failed to deliver a document to them

But Reis said in his letter that consular matters are private and the consulate is immune from any police action that does not constitute a crime confirmed by a court order.

He said the officer’s behaviour is an insult to the Republic of Guyana and falls foul of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.

Reis said he spoke to the officer over the phone to explain what the procedures for such complaints are and how they should be followed but he said he was met with arrogance by the officer who told him that she was a police officer and she could not be stopped from going anywhere she wanted.

1 Comment

  1. Mystic

    Learning Something NEW!!
    Make a Counsellor/Consulate
    Other LAWS. Popping up!
    POLICE!! keep out. ” Limitation!!!


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