He declined to divulge the thrust of his memorandum to the three-member panel that has been set up to probe the circumstances that led to the death of Rodney, a renowned historian and co-founder of the Working Peoples Alliance (WPA), on June 13, 1980.
“He saw it all,” remarked Rohee when asked for a sneak preview into his presentation to the commission. “I’m still working on my evidence-in-chief,” he said.
Rodney was killed when a bomb-in-walkie-talkie, which was supplied by then Guyana Defence Force (GDF) electronics expert Sergeant Gregory Smith, exploded in his lower region while he was seated in a car on John Street, a short distance from the Georgetown Prison.
During cross-examination of WPA Co-leader, Eusi Kwayana , Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR) lawyer , Basil Williams had sought to enquire whether the PPPC’s support-base had been threatened by Rodney’s multi-racial mobilization.