Nandlall unaware of settlement with BM Soat over demolished ‘encumbrance’

Attorney General Anil Nandlall says he is unaware of any settlement between the government and BM Soat which caused the latter to drop court action in relation to the tearing down of one of its fences at Success on the East Coast of Demerara.

In a statement yesterday, Nandlall was responding to a letter on Tuesday and a news item yesterday in Stabroek News in which counsel for BM Soat, Khemraj Ramjattan said that BM Soat had only withdrawn the matter because of a confidential settlement between it and the government but was not conceding that it had not owned the land that the Ministry of Public Works was claiming as public property.

Ramjattan in turn had been responding to a Ministry of Public Works release on Saturday which had said that BM Soat’s …To continue reading, login with an active account or subscribe now.

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