(Guyana Guardian); – Reports coming from usually reliable sources has indicated that operatives of the Special Organize Crime United (SOCU) had earlier arrested Former President Bharrat Jagdeo, Ms. Lisaveta Ramotar, who happens to be the daughter of former President Donald Ramotar, in addition to former Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr. Roger Luncheon.

While their arrest are said to be related to an investigation into fraudulently obtained state assets (Pradoville 2), no formal announcement has been made by SOCU.

Luncheon was arrested at the office of the Leader of the Opposition by investigators, where the whereabouts of other previous government officials who had benefitted from Pradoville 2 under the PPP are also being sought.

The Guyana Guardian was reliably informed that several other former Ministers and persons accused of benefitting from the alleged fraud against the State are also expected to be arrested.