Trotman appealing dismissal of lotto funds case

- lawyer accuses AG of misrepresenting decision

Attorney Christopher Ram says the court challenge to the government’s failure to pay over funds obtained from the Guyana Lottery Company into the Consolidated Fund was dismissed on “procedural points,” and he is accusing Attorney General Anil Nandlall of misleading the public about the decision.

MP Desmond Trotman, who sought a declaration that government’s actions, which include disbursements without parliamentary approval, was unconstitutional and illegal, is now appealing the recent ruling by Justice Diane Insanally, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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