Special protocol followed when senior gov’t officials involved in traffic accidents

–Crime Chief

As protocol is different when senior government officials are involved in traffic matters, the Guyana Police Force will now mull from a list of options the way forward as it relates to Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh’s automobile crash on Sunday.

Crime Chief Seelall Persaud yesterday said that cases involving the most senior government officials and every member of the Joint Services, including members of the police force, are sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice. “Once they are involved in matters… it goes and all senior government officials goes. Yes,” he said.

Singh appeared to be under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident but was not given a breathalyser test. He also left …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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