NO charges for Ashni Singh – DPP

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Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh at the scene of the accident. [iNews' Photo]
Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh at the scene of the accident. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Guyana Police Force have stated that in relation to the vehicular accident involving the Minister of Finance Dr. Ashni Singh, no charge will be instituted.

According to the police, this is in keeping with legal advice, obtained from the Director of Public Prosecutions Shalimar Ali – Hack.

Reports are that the affected parties, Jaggernauth Hira and Parbattie Shivcharran, have stated that they no longer wish to pursue the matter.

At or about 21:00 hours on February 23, 2014 at the junction of Garnett and Delph Streets, Campbellville, Georgetown, the Minister of Finance was involved in a vehicular collision with a motor car.

Allegations that the Minister of Finance was intoxicated and failed to submit himself to a breathalyser test were rejected.car 2

Attorney General Anil Nandlall had indicated that he met with the driver, the owner of the vehicle and the passenger with a view of exploring the possibility of bringing the matter to an amicable end.

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