A pre-action protocol by attorneys representing Angostura Ltd and its chairman Dr. Rolph Balgobin has been served to Fixin T&T head Kirk Waithe.The letter, dated December 1st, was sent by JD Sellier and Company attorney Andre Rudder to Waithe on Monday.
Waithe has called on citizens in T&T to boycott all of Anostura’s products after Balgobin was cleared by Justice Rolston Nelson in October of sexual harassment claims levelled against him by a female executive who was fired last Wednesday.
Waithe also called for Balgobin to be removed as chairman pending a thorough and independent investigation.
The five-page letter accused Waithe of publishing the defamatory matter on Facebook in a mock-up of Angostura’s product on November 30.
The letter advised Waithe to immediately remove from his Facebook page the publication, publish an immediate retraction and apology, pay damages and give an undertaken to not further publish this or any similar publication concerning their clients.