AG’s Chambers to move for SOCU to be party in rice miller’s lawsuit against GRDB

The Attorney General’s Chambers will be moving to have the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) joined as a party in the $99.6 lawsuit brought against the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) by Essequibo rice miller Arnold Sankar for alleged breach of a paddy supply deal and related costs.

The move comes after Justice Diana Insanally yesterday granted the request of Sankar’s attorneys to strike out an affidavit in answer filed by SOCU, which is not a party to the case.

Sankar’s attorney Anil Nandlall has since questioned the reason for SOCU’s involvement in the matter, while arguing that it has no locus standai or standing as a party to the proceedings.

At yesterday’s in-chambers hearing, head for the SOCU Sidney James …to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In.

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