Ramjattan lodges complaint with police against Finance Minister

AFC leader Khemraj Ramjattan has urged the Guyana Police Force (GPF) to put to Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh the allegation that he “contravened” the Fiscal Management and Account-ability (FMA) Act when he “improperly disposed” of $4.533 billion earlier this year

In an escalation of the campaign by the AFC against spending not cleared by the National Assembly, a nine-page “Complaint and Brief” was delivered by Ramjattan to the police yesterday.

The parliamentary row over the expenditure has brought to the country to the brink of a motion of no-confidence against the government that can trigger fresh elections.

“I make a formal complaint and report that the Minister and other officials in his Ministry have committed a violation of the provisions of the FMA Act 2003. He has spent monies without having obtained legislative authorization…he and these other officials in the relevant ministries have expended $4.533 billion up to June 16th, 2014…this constitutes a misusing, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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