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Basdeo Panday said, Investigate it
In Response To: Politicians-drug link ()

Former National Security Minister and UNC leader Basdeo Panday has said allegations contained in the report should be investigated.

Presented with a copy and asked to comment, he admitted he was confused by the report. He said it clearly identifies "two people".

"They must be damned bold to write that sort of thing," he said.
He said as Minister of National Security, he was never asked to investigate involvement by officials of any party in the drug trade.

"We have the Drug Enforcement Agency down here, and they never reported any such thing to me or the police. I would like to know if my people are involved in this. No such information came to me when I was Minister of National Security," he said.

Panday said his Government "executed the Indian connection" so he "couldn't understand the reference to an Indian Cartel. This should be investigated. If people are committing that kind of offence someone will have to do something about it."

Panday also said he has had "no dealings with the drug trade.
"We were hounding them, remember. The Americans have always commended us for the hard line we took in the pursuit of drug traffickers," he added.

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