Investigations ongoing into finance minister car crash

Superintendent of Police Eon Moore said yesterday that investigations are ongoing into what exactly transpired when Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh crashed his vehicle into another on Republic night.

Moore told Stabroek News that a file was still being compiled of all the evidence collected, including statements from all three parties involved in the crash – the minister and the driver and passenger of the other vehicle, Jageshwar Hira and Parbattie Shivcharan respectively.

Moore said the police were conducting their own investigation into the matter including whether or not Singh was under the influence at the time of the accident and if he broke any laws by fleeing the scene. He told Stabroek News, “We are conducting our own investigation the file should be ready next week. …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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