"...The PTSC declined to give an official response to Samuel's killing, but said the incident was just a reflection of the current crime wave facing the country..."
The above Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC) response to the brazen, brutal butchering of Lyndon Samuel, as reported in Joel Julien's Trinidad Express of October 18, 2008, galvanized yours truly to rise from his sickbed to say this:
The public, therefore, ought not to fuss about such incidents: just take them in stride; and move on with its "normal" business.
A police officer guards the Lyndon Samuel murder scene.
Photo: CURTIS CHASE
On another note: the investigating law enforcement agencies (and the media?) have, inanely, given the perpetrator(s) the jump start by expatiating that everything was captured on tape. Plus, it makes no sense publicizing that information unless it's accompanied by a picture of the suspect. Jeez!