No charges for Finance Minister, DPP advises

-after couple injured in accident drop complaints

Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh will not face charges for the accident he was involved in on Republic night, which saw two persons injured, the police force announced yesterday.

“In relation to the vehicular accident involving the Minister of Finance Dr. Ashni Singh, the Guyana Police Force is informing the general public that legal advice has been obtained from the Director of Public Prosecutions that no charge be instituted since the affected parties, Jaggernauth Hira and Parbattie Shivcharran, have stated that they no longer wish to pursue the matter,” the force said in a release issued yesterday afternoon.

The police press release makes it clear that the police have decided against any formal charge because the affected parties stated they did not wish to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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