A group of concerned citizens held a silent protest Monday (July 9) demanding answers and justice for the untimely death of Tau Johnson, who passed away following an accident on Wellington Road last Saturday (July 7).
The 20-year-old of Buckley’s Housing Project was, according to a police report, riding a motorcycle when police officers on patrol attempted to stop him but he instead fled. The police gave chase and Johnson.
However, it is being alleged that the police vehicle that chased after Johnson touched on his motorcycle, causing him to fall. It is also being alleged that the manner in which Johnson was subsequently handled by both the Emergency Medical Services and the members of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force.