Minister of Justice and Police Chandrikapersad Santokhi of Suriname

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Volgens Santokhi is zijn ministerie intern bezig met een onderzoek.
Chandrikapersad Santokhi was forced to jump into the Suriname river and swim to safety after the boat he was traveling threatened to sink.
Condemning the Lusignan killings Santokhi said that the authorities will do everything to prevent such atrocities happening in Suriname.
The dramatic arrest of Khan, 35, in a sting operation in Suriname Thursday, ended a two-year close watch on a man deemed a threat to the national security of the neighbouring countries, Santokhi said Saturday.
Santokhi said that so far no arrests have been made in the cases in which the Brazilian officers are involved.
Each of the 130 survivors has been paid $13000 as part of the court ordered compensation, Justice Minister Chandrikapersad Santokhi said on Saturday.
Justice Minister Chandrikapersad Santokhi expressed satisfaction with the pace of the investigations but he maintained, however, that the investigations could have been advanced if Blue Wing Airlines, operator of the ill-fated plane, had provided authorities with reliable information.
Suriname's Justice Minister Chandrikapersad Santokhi has accused the former dictator of planning attacks against senior government officials in an effort to destabilise the country in the run-up to his impending trial for the 1982 murder of 15 political activists.
It said Santokhi was reluctant to reveal details regarding the arrests since investigations are continuing.
According to the NDP, Santokhi was trying to distract the peoples attention from the serious socio-economic problems in the country, which the government seems unable to resolve.
Van Beek said furthermore that he was aware that Justice and Police Minister of Suriname Chandrikapersad Santokhi discussed this matter with Dick.
Santokhi had taken the ex-dictator to court following comments linking him to drug traffickers.