Police file for trial of attorney is available

Dear Editor,

The Guyana Police Force is responding to an article in the Stabroek News under the caption `Missing case file delays trial of attorney over death of pedestrian’ on page 13, dated Wednesday November 1, 2017.

Please be apprised that the defendant’s Attorney filed a writ in the High Court to have the charge against the defendant quashed.

On September 25, 2017, the High Court ruled that the prosecution must proceed in the Magistrate’s Court.

The next trial dates are for 8th, 9th and the 10th of January 2018, and the file is available in the matter.

Yours faithfully,

Shivpersaud Bacchus

 Superintendent of Police

Public Relations and Press

Officer

Guyana Police Force

 

Editor’s note: The information that the file couldn’t be found was provided to the court by the police prosecutor.

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