Romano Meriba, photo taken behind Bars in Prison.
Romano Meriba, foto genomen achter Bars in Gevangenis.
Mijn Vader is de Voorzitter, we niets verkeerd doen.
In December 2011, President Bouterse granted a pardon to his foster son Romano Meriba who in 2005 was convicted to 15 years imprisonment of murder and robbery of a Chinese trader in 2002. Meriba was also convicted for throwing a hand grenade at the house of the Dutch ambassador. Meriba was also arrested on March 23, 2012 in Paramaribo because he was accused of assaulting and beating up a citizen and police officer the night before in a nightclub. He was not in custody of the police for long because the accusation was retracted the following day.
This is how the powerful operates shortly after Bouterse was inaugurated as president of Suriname, he appointed
Dino Bouterse, My Daddy say I am the Best, and Uncle Sam, Wants the Best!
his son Dino as the leader of the heavily armed Counter Terror Unit (CTU), a controversial police organization with military status, which, according to President Bouterse, aims to combat terrorism in Suriname. At a press meeting in December, 2010, President Bouterse responded to a journalist, who asked why Dino was, despite his conviction, appointed as head of CTU, by saying: “At CTU the very best men are placed and my son is among the very best” and uncle Sam wants the very best drug dealers too, that’s why he was chosen to join Roger Khan who along with Bouterse were plotting to assassinate then minister of Justice Chan Santokhi and attorney general Subhaas Punwasi.
It was Chan Santokhi then minister of Justice that ordered the arrest of Continue reading