Anti-gang laws ‘a must’
A decade ago, the youth activist and life coach predicted that gang activity in Barbados was on the rise and would eventually have a negative effect on society.
Now that gunplay and gang crimes are increasing and leading to numerous murders with firearms, Husbands is speaking out again, and advising parents to keep their children home and off the block, involve them in youth groups, and maintain order and discipline in the home.
But he has some advice for Government too, begging it to quickly introduce legislation that would stamp out gangs and protect the borders of every secondary school.
“It is time for a serious anti-gang legislation to be introduced in Barbados,” he said a few days after releasing an emotional voice-note on social media in which he pleaded for authorities and parents to help stem the current surge in violent crimes. (BA)
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