Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 25, 2018 – Damian Weekes, a senior official of Prime Minister Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris’ People’s Labour Party (PLP), has been accused of allegedly threatening the life of Leader of the Opposition the Right Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas. Weekes uses Weekes Yah for his Facebook page.
Nevis-born Washington DC-based social media guru, Everton Powell, who was listening or watching the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) press conference hosted by Dr. Douglas, Wednesday posted: “Douggie promise to vigorously challenge Tim and Unity plan to remove up to 20,000 SKN citizens from Voters List!
“Douggie won’t be around Everton trust me,” said Weekes, a PLP Youth Arm Representative in response to the FaceBook posting.
“What do you mean by that?” asked Powell.
“It should be seen as a threat on the life of Dr. Douglas, our esteemed political leader,” said many persons in response to the Damian Weekes, who has posted several photos’ with him and Prime Minister Harris; Premier Mark Brantley and PLP Sen. Akilah Nisbett.
Many also see the posting as “very serious” and are calling for the matter to be reported directly to the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ian Queeley.
Weekes is said to be the campaign manager for the PLP candidate for West Basseterre.
The posting has since being removed but not before it was screen shot by scores of persons.