T&T police differ from cops here in probing ministers

The file on Finance Minister, Dr Ashni Singh’s car accident has been sent by the police to the Director of Public Prosecu-tions (DPP) for advice in line with “longstanding tradition” but the Trinidad Top Cop who is now probing an allegation against a minister on the Twin-Island Republic says such matters require no consulting with the DPP.

Following the accident on Republic night February 23, critics have lambasted the administration and the police force for the laid back approach to determining whether there was any criminal wrongdoing.

Among the critics, the Head of the Guyana Bar Association, Ronald Burch-Smith, in an invited comment to Stabroek News stated that there was a severe failure in how the police investigated Singh’s matter considering the other two persons involved in the accident reported that they …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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