Too Bad We Can’t Rely Upon Our Barbados Police
Last August 29th, a newly-born baby boy was abandoned by his mother at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The child was left unattended near an elevator. The mother left the country for her native Guyana after telling the father that the child died at birth. When the father, who is a resident of Barbados, read in the newspaper about the abandoned baby he came forward and claimed the child as his.
The Royal Barbados Police Force became involved because of the child abandonment, and they started what can now be laughably termed as “an investigation”.
The baby’s father provided a DNA sample to the Royal Barbados Police Force a few days later on September 8, 2008 and then waited for the results so he could claim his son.
And he waited.
And waited some more.
He waited a total of four months…
Until he realised that the DO NOTHING OFFICERS of the Royal Barbados Police Force were lying to him. They hadn’t done a damn thing. They hadn’t yet submitted the samples for testing.
So the father had to arrange for DNA testing himself at an independent laboratory – which he would have been happy to do in the first place except that the DO-NOTHING POLICE told him that they “had to handle the tests officially.”
According to our source, once the father realised that he had to take action himself the paternity results from the independent laboratory took all of eight days. That’s all.
When will the Royal Barbados Police Force become a Professional Law Enforcement Organisation?
That’s easy. The RBPF will be come a professional organisation when two things happen: 1/ Officers in all ranks are paid a living wage, and 2/ The current senior leadership is replaced with REAL LEADERS.
From the Nation…
DNA test proves baby’s dad
by BARRY ALLEYNE
BABY JOHN DOE should soon have a new name, and a new home too.
That is because paternal instinct has finally paid off for a young Guyanese father living in Barbados.
Five months of playing a waiting game finally came to fruition last week, when he learnt that a newborn baby boy left abandoned at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) last August was positively his son.
The man had delivered a saliva sample to Royal Barbados Police Force officials on September 8 to determine if he was in fact the father. But the prospective father’s attorney Samuel Legay decided it would be more expedient to have an independent laboratory in Barbados conduct the DNA tests to prove the child’s paternity. Results of that independent test came back last week, proving the Guyanese is father of the child, who is now almost six months old, and in the care of the Child Care Board, having initially spent more than two weeks under observation at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital after being discovered….
… continue reading this disgusting story of police incompetence at the Nation (link here)