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A suspicious discovery

Police and task force officers had to be called to the headquarters of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) this evening after a top official received a suspicious envelope.

Police at the scene at NUPW headquarters in Dalkeith


The envelope, addressed to Acting General Secretary Roslyn Smith, was reportedly opened by a member of her administrative staff and was found to contain a white powdery substance

NUPW President Akanni McDowall told Barbados TODAY, this prompted the officials, who were said to be meeting at the time, to summon emergency officials, including the fire and ambulance service.



The development comes amid ongoing tensions between the labour movement and the Government over the vexing issue retrenchments

One Response to A suspicious discovery

  1. Lica July 16, 2015 at 6:54 am

    We’ll de Ppl taking dis thing the a different Level now
    Sending White Powder Substance in Envelope
    Can’t Believe the started to Dirty the Hands!


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