“It has come to our attention that since some time last week persons in a Facebook group called ‘Politics Time’ have been making certain allegations against one of our reporters at Nationwide News Network, Mr. Rashawn Thompson. The allegations are baseless and unfounded. They are also defamatory and dangerous.

The allegations seem to stem from a gross misunderstanding or sheer malice.

Mr. Thompson has no ties or connections with the People’s National Party or any other political party. Mr. Thompson is not a member of any group on Facebook and does not use any pseudonym to make comments on Facebook or any other social media platform.There is absolutely no merit to the very damaging allegations that have been made.

It has also come to our attention that some misguided persons have been circulating Mr. Thompson’s image, with very disparaging comments. This is highly unacceptable. We are urging persons to desist and let good sense prevail.

The matter has been reported to the cyber crimes police for them to pursue the perpetrators.