WPA Activist arrest on Cybercrime investigation

WPA Activist arrest on Cybercrime investigation

The Guyana Police Force announced the arrest of WPA activist and online talk show host, Kadackie Amsterdam on Tuesday.

The Police said he was arrested in connection with a cybercrime investigation related to statements made by a caller on his talk show.

The Police said he is facing charges of using a computer system to transmit words spoken by a video that encourages or incites any person to commit the offence of Murder against the President and members of the Government, and using a computer system to disseminate information knowing same to be false. The second investigation is related to a complaint filed by a businessman related to statements allegedly made by Amsterdam on his morning show.

The investigation is related to the statements that were made back in February on Amsterdam’s online show.

Questioned as to whether investigators have been able to locate the caller who reportedly made the threatening statements on Amsterdam’s programme, the Guyana Police Force’s Public Relations Office would only state that the investigations are ongoing.

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