What can only be described as a shocking incident, the vehicle belonging to the journalist who broke the news of Dominican businessman Dolwin Alexander’s arrest in Antigua and Barbuda was firebombed.
Carlisle Jno Baptiste, owner of Nature Island News, expressed his sadness over the incident but vowed to continue his investigations.
The attack occurred at around 2 am, leaving the journalist’s car in ruins.
Alexander, who was detained following an Interpol notice for alleged illicit activities, was released after 48 hours and flown back to Dominica.
The arson attack highlights the potential risks faced by journalists reporting on sensitive cases.