Man in Number 19 accident pleads guilty to driving under the influence

The driver of the bus, which was involved in an accident along the Number 19 Public Road was on Friday read the charge of driving under the influence of alcohol when he appeared at the New Amsterdam Magistrate’s Court and he pleaded guilty.

Kemchand Shivprashad, 47, of Grove, East Bank Berbice appeared before Magistrate Alex Moore and pleaded guilty to the charge. He was fined $9, 500 and Magistrate Moore suspended his driver’s licence for two years.

Meanwhile, the court also heard, that in December 2016 Shivprashad was charged and fined on the West Coast of Berbice for driving under the influence as well…..