[www.inewsguyana.com] – Member of Parliament for the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) and General Secretary of the Guyana Rice Producers Association, Dharamkumar Seeraj, was on Wednesday charged at the Fort Wellington Magistrate’s Court for Dangerous Driving.
Seeraj attended Court along with his Attorney, Former Minister of Education Priya Manickchand to answer to the charge before Magistrate Rhondel Weaver.
The facts of the charge allege that Seeraj drove motor vehicle PMM 5895 in a manner dangerous to the public on the Bath West Coast Berbice public road to which Seeraj entered a not guilty plea.
However, his Attorney at told the court that should he be granted bail, there is no doubt that her client won’t attend court.
She explained that Seeraj is a MP, has a fixed place of abode at Eccles East Bank Demerara and has been cooperating with the police since the incident.
She explained further that after the accident he was the one who summoned the police to the scene and reported the incident.
She also argued further that he was informed late on Tuesday afternoon of him having to be in court and presented himself.
Police prosecution had no objection and Magistrate Weaver granted bail at the sum of $40,000 Guyana dollars.
He is expected to return to court on the October 29, 2015.
Inews gathered that, Seeraj was driving on the Bath public road heading in the direction of New Amsterdam when he collided with another vehicle lost control and slammed into a parked truck.
No serious injuries were sustained by either of the parties.