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Woman who threatened President Granger on Facebook released on station bail

Fifty- two year-old Bibi Safoora Salim was released from police custody on Friday (April, 01) on station bail, as investigations into her infamous Facebook comments, “Granger want a bullet in head…I am out of a job now because of them,” which sparked intense race debate from all quarters of society, continues to be investigated.

It is unclear whether she will be charged under the, “racial hostility act, for attempting to incite excitement, hostility or ill-will on grounds of race.”

The threats against President, David Granger continues to receive attention from members of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) headquarters, Georgetown.

Salim and her son were detained on March, 31 by police however, the man was questioned and later released.

Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum spoke to Capitol News had told and explained that due to the sensitive nature of the matter, he was not releasing additional information, as efforts are underway to interrogate the other two suspects, Victor Singh and Milly Mangar.

Mangar and Singh are two overseas- based Guyanese, who also posted racially-inciting comments on social media against the President and Guyanese of African ancestry.

However; Singh who is a Canadian-based Guyanese businessman, is fighting back and claims that Facebook account is ‘fake’ and does not belong to him.

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